Pandan Loop murder: Was victim bashed to death?

PUZZLE: Police collecting evidence (above) from the crime scene at Pandan Loop.
PUZZLE: Police collecting evidence from the crime scene at Pandan Loop (above).
PUZZLE: Bloodstains were seen on the road.

The body of a man, believed to a 26-year-old Indian national named Mr Suresh Kumar, was lying found face down on a small road at Pandan Loop on Saturday night.

Some Malaysian workers who saw his body in a pool of blood promptly called the authorities.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said its officers found the deceased with trauma injuries on his head and neck, and deformities on his left hand.

Chinese evening daily Lianhe Wanbao quoted an unidentified man as saying that a group of foreign workers had told him there was a fight and someone had been beaten to death with a wooden rod.

The police have classified the case as murder and investigations are ongoing.

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Radio DJ: I bawled when I read mum's secret letter

A MOTHER'S LOVE: An old photo of DJ Rosalyn Lee and her mum.
A MOTHER'S LOVE: A letter written by Lee for Mother's Day in 1996.
"It came as a shock because we had lived all our lives in this one bedroom with no money and we had accepted it. She didn't put us in that situation." - Radio DJ Rosalyn Lee (above), on her mum

Ten years after Lush 99.5FM DJ Rosalyn Lee lost her mother to cancer, she heard again from her a month ago.

It was in the form of a secret letter written by Madam Lee Kim Geok in 1999, in which she revealed her inner-most feelings and regrets, such as her inability to provide her children with a proper home and better life.

Lee, 35, found out the letter, which was discovered by her younger brother, was written on her 20th birthday and not meant for her eyes.

"It came as a shock because we had lived all our lives in this one bedroom with no money and we had accepted it. She didn't put us in that situation. I wish I could have taken the guilt away from her," said Lee

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