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Death of Serviceman

A Full-time National Serviceman, Private (PTE) Yeo Chang Wen, Ambrose, 20, a driver in Headquarters Supply and Transport was found lying unconscious at the foot of a four-storey building in Hendon Camp at 2.17am this morning.

The duty Medical Officer immediately attended to him on-site and he was then rushed to Changi General Hospital at 2.30am. PTE Yeo was pronounced dead at 3.28am.

Both MINDEF and the Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances and causes leading to the death of the serviceman. MINDEF and the SAF are providing all necessary assistance to the family.

Source: www.mindef.gov.sg News Release 18 Sep 2006