Decomposed body of 49-year-old man found in east side of Pulau Ubin

Stomper Phillip said the body of a man was found in the east side of Pulau Ubin at 12pm yesterday (Mar 12).

The Stomper, who is part of the community there, sent in pictures of the grisly find.

The body of the man seems to be in a decomposed state.

Phillip also said police and coast guard personnel were at the scene where the body was found.

A Police spokesperson said in response to media queries:

"Police received a call on 12 March 2016 at about 11.26am, requesting for assistance at the sea of Chek Jawa, Pulau Ubin.

"Upon arrival, the body of a 49-year-old man was found floating on the water.

"The body was subsequently retrieved and the man was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

"Police are investigating the unnatural death."