48-year-old S'pore father, accused of 11-year-old twin sons' deaths, identified

He will be charged in court on Monday, Jan. 24.

23/1/2022 10:17:00 PM

48-year-old S'pore father, accused of 11-year-old twin sons' deaths, identified

He will be charged in court on Monday, Jan. 24.

Victims and accused identifiedThe extension of help for those caring for their children or ward with disabilities came as the identities of the victims and accused were made known by the media.The Straits Timesfirst identified the boys as Ethan and Ashton Yap.

Todaysubsequently reported that the 48-year-old father is Xavier Yap Junh Houn.In response to the deaths and the father's murder charge, the SG Enable post said:"We are saddened to hear of the deaths of 11-year-old twins, Ethan and Ashton Yap, who were said to have special needs, and news of their father to be charged with their murder."

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Sad . Very sad for the 2 boys

Man, 48, arrested for alleged murder of his 11-year-old sons at Greenridge CrescentHe will be charged in court on Jan. 24. No, no. Oh my gosh! 😭 Crazy. Omg.

Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father arrested, to be charged with murderSINGAPORE — The police have arrested a 48-year-old man for his suspected involvement in the death of his two 11-year-old sons who were found motionless at a playground on Friday (Jan 21). 虎毒不食子。 Hahaha encuentra 86 aliñ

Bodies of 2 boys, both 11, found near Upper Bukit Timah playgroundThe bodies of two 11-year-olds were found near a playground at Greenridge Crescent Playground at Toh Yi, Upper Bukit Timah on Friday (Jan 21), the police confirmed. In response to AsiaOne's queries, the police said they received a call for assistance from a man at about 6.25pm that day. When they arrived on-site, they found the man's two sons lying...

11-year-old brothers found dead near Upper Bukit Timah playgroundSINGAPORE: A pair of 11-year-old brothers were found dead near a playground at Greenridge Crescent in Upper Bukit Timah on Friday (Jan 21) evening. The police said in response to queries from CNA that they received a call for assistance from a man at about 6.25pm on Friday. \u0022When police officers Omg hope the children are ok Rip Dream

Pair of 11-year-old boys found dead in Upper Bukit Timah playground, police investigations ongoingPolice investigations ongoing. 🙏 🙏 RIP Omg..the playground itself looks like its in an unsafe place...this is really so saddening when we read it, imagine how bad it will be for their parents 💔 RIP 🙏🏽

Father of 11-year-old brothers found dead at Upper Bukit Timah arrested for alleged murderSINGAPORE: A 48-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in the death of his two 11-year-old sons, the police said in a news release late on Saturday (Jan 22). The police received a call for assistance by the man at a playground along Greenridge Crescent at 6.25pm on Friday. � It cld be he chickened out frm a suicide but he killed he kids instead. Ugh 🤬pls leave kids out of ur marital drama ありがとう Raising 2 autistic kids in SG is extremely stressful. Our gov should learn from Australia. They spend 20% of their gdp on social welfare. SG 5%. Australians are gracious because their gov is gracious. SG gov wants to enforce graciousness - fine those who do not return the tray.

SG Enable also provided existing helplines and avenues for caregivers to reach out. Victims and accused identified The extension of help for those caring for their children or ward with disabilities came as the identities of the victims and accused were made known by the media. The Straits Times first identified the boys as Ethan and Ashton Yap. Today subsequently reported that the 48-year-old father is Xavier Yap Junh Houn. In response to the deaths and the father's murder charge, the SG Enable post said:"We are saddened to hear of the deaths of 11-year-old twins, Ethan and Ashton Yap, who were said to have special needs, and news of their father to be charged with their murder." "Caring for children with special needs can be stressful and caregivers may face burnout or feel emotionally burdened. It is important for caregivers to look after your well-being," the post added. Father called police initially The father, 48, had initially called the police on Friday evening, on the day the boys' bodies were discovered in a drain. The police then issued a for a man supposedly last seen at around Greenridge Crescent at about 3pm. Subsequently, the police said on Saturday evening, Jan. 22 that the father will be on Monday, Jan. 24 with the murder of his sons. If found guilty, he can face the death penalty. Top photo