42-year-old man stabbed to death outside Jalan Besar bar after argument

A man was found dead after allegedly being stabbed by another man outside The Trey hostel bar along Jalan Besar at about 11.20pm yesterday (July 11).

Stomp was at the scene, and according to two eyewitnesses who were in the area when the incident happened, they saw two men fighting outside the KSP Pub & KTV beside the hostel.

The two men were heard shouting at each other before one of them stabbed the other with what seemed to be a knife.

When Stomp arrived at the scene, the body had already been covered by a police tent.

The Straits Times reported that eyewitnesses saw the victim get stabbed thrice - in the chest, arm and leg.

Witnesses also said they saw the suspect flee through the back door of KSP Pub & KTV.

Police said they received a call for assistance around 11.20pm, and upon arrival, found the victim motionless outside Trey Hostel bar, next to KSP Pub & KTV.

The victim was pronounced dead around 11.30pm.

The police have classified the case as murder.

Investigations are ongoing and anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness.