On 21 July 2023, a 36-year-old police officer was found dead at Block 393 Yishun Avenue 6. Preliminary investigations show no foul play. The officer had previously raised work-related challenges on Facebook, prompting a deeper investigation.
The incident highlights the need for better mental health support for law enforcement officers. Condolences to the officer’s family.
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Police Statement :
On 21 July 2023 at about 4.55pm, the Police received a call for assistance at Block 393 Yishun Avenue 6. A 36-year-old man was found lying motionless at the foot of the said block and was conveyed unconscious to the hospital, where he subsequently passed away.
The man was identified as a police officer. Based on preliminary investigations, the Police do not suspect foul play. Police investigations are ongoing.
The Police were aware of the challenges at work which had been raised by the officer in his Facebook post, and we had extended various assistance to him.
We will be looking thoroughly and will investigate into all the issues he has raised in his post. We are all deeply saddened by the passing of a colleague. We extend our deepest condolences to the family of the officer and are assisting the family in their time of grief.
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