63-year-old cabby found dead in taxi at carpark of Hougang block

Submitted by Stomper Rahman

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A 63-year-old TransCab driver was found dead in his taxi at the carpark of Block 675A Hougang Avenue 8 on Wednesday morning (Aug 1).

Stomper Rahman shared with Stomp a photo of the incident, which he said has been circulating on WhatsApp.

The image shows a death tent beside the taxi, as well as police at the scene.

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to a case of unnatural death at the block at 8.05am.

"A 63-year-old man was found lying motionless and was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene," added a police spokesman.

Stomp understands that the man was found dead in the driver's seat, with one leg outside of the taxi.

Police investigations are ongoing.