Sunday, May 6, 2012

SAF Serviceman Found Hanged at Changi Air Base

SAF Serviceman Found Hanged at Changi Air Base: SAF regular found dead at Changi Airbase,

Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman was found dead at Changi Airbase earlier today. An SAF medic attended to him immediately at 9.35am and he was sent via ambulance to Changi General Hospital (CGH) at 10.25 am.

The ambulance arrived at CGH at 10.40am and 2SG Suresh was pronounced dead at 10.30am.
A MINDEF statement said SAF will be investigating his death and will extend its assistance to the family.

2nd Sergeant (2SG) Suresh S/O Seluras, aged 24, was found hanging from a rope in Changi Airbase this morning. An SAF ambulance with a medic were immediately dispatched to the scene at 9.35 am. They found 2SG Suresh unresponsive with no pulse, and attempted to resuscitate him.

The serviceman was then sent by SAF ambulance to Changi General Hospital as resuscitation efforts continued. He was pronounced dead at 10.53 am at CGH. 2SG Suresh was a military policeman from the 608th Squadron.

The Ministry of Defence and the SAF extend their deepest condolences to the family of the late 2SG Suresh. The SAF is assisting the family in their time of grief and is investigating the incident. A police investigation will also be conducted.

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