Body of 26-year-old man seen floating in Jurong Lake at Chinese Garden

Submitted by Stomper Joshua

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Stomper Joshua's friend was at Chinese Garden this morning (Jun 7) when he saw a body floating in the waters of Jurong Lake.

According to Joshua, his friend called the police after seeing it.

The body was clad in a red T-shirt and black shorts.

In response to Stomp's media queries, a police spokesperson said:

"On 7 Jun 2017 at 7.39am the police were alerted to a case of unnatural death at Jurong Lake.

"A 26-year-old man was found motionless in the water and was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene 

"Police investigations are ongoing."

A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesperson provided Stomp with the following statement:

"SCDF was alerted at about 7.40am and dispatched two fire engines, two fire bikes and one support vehicle.

"The body was retrieved by SCDF at around 8.10am."