Man, 42, assisting police after death of five-year-old son at Leedon Heights
UPDATE: The 42-year-old man will be charged in court on Wednesday (Oct 7) with murder.
A 42-year-old man is assisting police in the investigation of the death of his five-year-old son.
A police spokesman said the man was found injured outside the Bukit Timah Neighbourhood Police Centre at about 5.10am this morning.
An ambulance was called and the man was taken to hospital for treatment.
Subsequent investigations led the police to the man's home at D'Leedon condominium at Leedon Heights, off Farrer Road.
There, the man's son was found lying motionless in a bedroom.
He was pronounced dead by paramedics at about 6.15am.
Police have classified the case as one of unnatural death.
The New Paper understands the family is of European origin and consular officials were seen visiting the property.
At about 9.15am, a distraught-looking woman was seen talking to police officers outside the building.
TNP PHOTO: PHYLLICIA WANG
Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 7.