SINGAPORE - The decomposed bodies of two men, believed to be father and son, were found in a unit at The Bayshore condominium in the East Coast area yesterday morning.
A foul smell had wafted from the unit for a week and a neighbour had reported it to the condo's security, said Shin Min Daily News yesterday.
It is understood that police were notified when security staff, who acted on the complaint, did not get any response from the unit.
The police said they received a call yesterday at 11.32am requesting assistance at a Bayshore Road building unit.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force dispatched a Red Rhino vehicle and an ambulance.
Some seven to eight security staff and police officers were seen at the condo, said Shin Min.
SCDF officers made a forced entry into the unit and the two bodies were found in the living room. The two were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
The police said one of the men was 40 and the other was 61.
It is believed that they were last seen last month and one of the dead men's daughter had tried unsuccessfully to contact her father, Shin Min said.
A maid told the evening paper that the stench from the unit had been around for about a week.
She said it was like the smell of rubbish and, even when the windows of her unit were closed, the smell would linger.
Finally, her employer could not take the smell any more and complained to the condo's security.
The police have classified the case as one of unnatural death and investigations are ongoing.
It is believed that no foul play was involved.
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