27-Year Old Bangladeshi National Dies Of Unnatural Causes At Kranji Dormitory
In late April, news of a 46-year-old migrant worker’s death after suffering injuries from a fall at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital shocked many.
Though he eventually tested positive for Covid-19, his cause of death is classified as unnatural.
Just last Friday (15 May), a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national was found dead at a Kranji dormitory.
Police are currently investigating the case though they ruled out any foul play in initial evaluations, reported The New Paper (TNP).
Found unconscious at Kranji dormitory
At around 6.30pm last week, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) discovered the unconscious migrant worker at 31 Kranji Crescent.
They declared him dead on the spot, according to an article by Yahoo! Singapore.
The 27-year-old reportedly works for a landscaping company, Kiat Lee Landscape & Building, who runs the dormitory.
MOM informed his family
According to TNP, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has reached out to his family members. They are currently working to send his body home.
They are also working with the Migrant Workers’ Centre (MWC) to help his family get through this difficult time.
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MS News has reached out to MWC to find out more about what has been done to assist the deceased’s family members.
Protecting our migrant workers
As this is the second case of unnatural death among migrant workers in 3 weeks, many are hoping we can do better to protect migrant workers.
During this ‘Circuit Breaker’, we have to ensure adequate safety measures are put in place to protect individuals in dormitories.
MS News extends our sincere condolences to the Bangladeshi national’s family.
Featured image adapted from Google Maps.