Body of S'porean undergraduate who was recovered from the sea claimed by family

Body of S'porean undergraduate who was recovered from the sea claimed by family

SINGAPORE - The family of undergraduate Goh Chuan Kiet has finally found some closure - four nights after the 23-year-old went missing on Sunday afternoon in the sea off Changi.

Body of missing Singaporean undergraduate recovered from the sea (Nov 27)

The Straits Times understands that Mr Goh Kuan Kiet's body was identified by his family members earlier at the Singapore General Hospital mortuary. They declined comment when approached by the media.

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Here is the police statement in full:

The police received a call requesting for assistance off the sea near Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal on Nov 26, around 6.20pm.

A body was found floating at said location upon the police's arrival, and was later retrieved from the water.

The police are now investigating the unnatural death.

Here is an update from MPA, which didn't name Mr Goh:

At about 1820 hrs (Singapore time) on 26 November 2013, a body was found near Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.

The body is established to be that of the male Singaporean who went missing in the waters off the National Service Resort & Country Club on 24 November 2013.

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) extends its deepest condolences to the family who lost its loved one in this unfortunate incident.

MPA expresses its appreciation to the following for their assistance in the Search and Rescue operations:

Camelot Pte Ltd Constant Wind Pte Ltd

MOE Sea Sports Centre National Service

Resort & Country Club

Republic of Singapore Navy

Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd

Singapore Police Coast Guard

Singapore Sailing Federation Singapore

Salvage Engineers Pte Ltd

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