Elderly man’s body found in garbage chute area of Woodlands
HDB block 1

The body of a 64-year-old man was discovered in the rubbish chute area on the ground floor of Block 677 Woodlands Avenue 6 on Monday (Aug 12).

Responding to queries, the police said they were alerted to a case of unnatural death at 12.05pm.

The man was found motionless and was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

Photographer Vivian Low, 29, told The Straits Times that she heard the housing estate’s cleaning crew found the man when they opened the door in the morning.

Police investigations are ongoing.