To the horror of residents of Block 686B, Woodlands Drive 73, a migrant worker had killed an Indonesian domestic worker yesterday morning - then dropped her body in the water tank located at the roof of the block.
The stories circulated quickly and residents rushed to the foot of the block to draw water from the washing area at the void deck. Some residents were upset that they had been using water not knowing it may have been contaminated.
Residents were seen queuing up with pails and pots to draw water from the washing area.
Police said they received a call informing them of the dead body at 10am. The Indonesian domestic helper, 30, was pronounced dead at 1pm.