16 YEAR OLD SUSPECTED TO HAVE BEEN MURDERED BY MAID IN TAMPINES FLAT

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A HDB flat in Tampines has been sectioned off by police where it is believed that a murder had taken place earlier today.

Access to the 10th floor of Blk 856B on Tampinese St 82 has been restricted by police.

A neighbour had indicated that she had heard screams from the flat at around noon where a family of 4 lived with a maid.

It appears that one of the daughters of the family, aged 16, was killed by the family's maid.

Police said in a statement that they received a call at 12.57pm for assistance at 856B Tampines Street 82.

“Upon arrival, a 16-year-old was lying motionless in the said unit and was pronounced dead by paramedics,” said the police statement.

Police have classified the case as murder, and investigations are ongoing.

 

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