Body of 85-year-old man found floating in Clementi canal on New Year's Eve

The body of a 85-year-old man was found floating in a canal opposite Clementi Avenue 6 on New Year's Eve.

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they received a call for assistance on Dec 31, at around 10.20am.

The man's body was subsequently retrieved from the waters and he was pronounced dead at the scene by a Singapore Cvil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedic.

Photos published by Shin Min Daily News show police officers taking away the body.

Based on preliminary investigations, the police do not suspect foul play.

Police investigations are ongoing.