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Updated: 12/12/2013 12:15 | By Channel NewsAsia

Decapitated body of woman found in McNair Rd canal

Decapitated body of woman found in McNair Rd canal


Decapitated body of woman found in McNair Rd canal

SINGAPORE: The body of a woman was found in a canal near McNair Road on Thursday morning.

Channel NewsAsia understands the body was decapitated.

Police had received a call at 7.33am about the find.

Officers subsequently retrieved the body from Sungei Whampoa, near St George's Lane and paramedics pronounced her dead at 8.28am.

SCDF divers were seen searching the canal.

Police also cordoned off part of the area near Block 110 at McNair Road.

They are investigating the case as an unnatural death.

No identification was found on the body, but police said the woman was clad in black pants. - CNA/xq/nd

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