Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father arrested, to be charged with murder

Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father arrested, to be charged with murder

22/1/2022 6:24:00 PM

Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father arrested, to be charged with murder

SINGAPORE — 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).

When police officers arrived at the scene, the man's two 11-year-old sons were found lying motionless in the vicinity of the playground and were pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.“The police followed up on all possible leads and conducted round-the-clock investigations, which eventually led to the arrest of the man,” the police said in a statement on Saturday night.

The man will be charged in court on Jan 24 with murder under Section 302(1) of the Penal Code 1871, they also said, adding that investigations are ongoing.The offence carries the death penalty.

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The police had received a call for assistance by the man at a playground along Greenridge Crescent in Upper Bukit Timah at 6.25pm on Friday. When police officers arrived at the scene, the man's two 11-year-old sons were found lying motionless in the vicinity of the playground and were pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic. “The police followed up on all possible leads and conducted round-the-clock investigations, which eventually led to the arrest of the man,” the police said in a statement on Saturday night. The man will be charged in court on Jan 24 with murder under Section 302(1) of the Penal Code 1871, they also said, adding that investigations are ongoing. The offence carries the death penalty. Related topics