SINGAPORE - A body of a woman was found in the Singapore River early this morning, Lianhe Wanbao reported.
A group of three friends made the discovery in the Clarke Quay area at around 3.40am and called for help.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force said in a statement that the victim was a Chinese woman in her 50s. She was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.
According to Lianhe Wanbao, there was no identification document found on the woman. The Chinese evening daily described her as petite and having short hair. She was wearing a red and white striped top and long pants, and gold and silver jewellery.
Police are investigating the unnatural death.
The incident comes just four days after the body of a Chinese man in his 60s was retrieved from the Singapore River, near Esplanade Park.