Man and toddler fall to their deaths at Yishun

Man and toddler fall to their deaths at Yishun

SINGAPORE - A man and a toddler were found lying on the grass patch below Block 280, Yishun Street 22 yesterday (March 27).

Stomp contributors X and Puzkatel alerted Stomp to the incident.

Stomp contributor X said:

"At around 11am in the morning, I heard a loud bang.

"I quickly went down and I saw a man and a toddler lying on the grass patch below the block opposite mine.

"I saw a lady performing CPR on the toddler, but both the man and the toddler seemed to be unconscious.

"Later, the ambulance arrived and I saw them carrying the toddler away."

A spokesperson from the police said:

"Police received a call on 27 Mar 2014, at about 11.06am, requesting for assistance at block 280, Yishun Street 22.

"Upon police arrival, a 40-year-old man and 1-year-old girl were found lying motionless at the foot of the block.

"The man was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

"The girl was conveyed to Khoo Teck Puat hospital, where she eventually succumbed to her injuries.

"Police are investigating the unnatural death."

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