Woman's body found on 4th-floor parapet of CBD office building

SINGAPORE - The body of a woman was found at RB Capital building in the Central Business District (CBD) on Wednesday morning (Aug 10).

The police told AsiaOne that they received a call requesting assistance at 22 Malacca Street at about 9.20am.

The woman is understood to be in her 40s, The Straits Times reported, adding that her body was found on the fourth-floor parapet.

According to Lianhe Wanbao, the woman is believed to be an office cleaner working at the building. The Chinese evening daily added that she fell from the 10th floor.

A contributor to citizen journalism website Stomp confirmed that a window on the tenth floor was open when he arrived at the scene after 10am.

The building is 16-stories high, RB Capital wrote on its website, and has a tenant mix of financial service companies, law firms and private equity groups.

The lady was later pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Police are investigating the case, which has been classified as an unnatural death.

grongloh@sph.com.sg