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River Valley High School Student Reportedly Passes Away In Violent Attack, Police Investigating

2 River Valley High School Students Allegedly Involved In Quarrel Before Knife Attack

UPDATE (4.37pm): The student has been declared dead, according to reports. A 16-year-old student has been arrested following the attack. You can read the full update here.

A River Valley High School (RVHS) student has reportedly passed away on Monday (19 Jul).

According to The Straits Times, the police were alerted to the incident on campus. Several police vehicles and an ambulance could be spotted in the school compound.


MS News has reached out to the school for comment.

River Valley High School alerts parents about serious incident

According to TODAY Online, River Valley High School posted to the parents’ portal that a “serious incident” involving a Secondary 1 boy has taken place.

A Secondary 4 boy is now assisting with police investigations.

In the meantime, the school urged parents not to speculate on the incident or post anything on social media. They assured them that they would be providing further updates when possible.

Ambulance reportedly left school at 2.40pm

The attack on the student was allegedly carried out with an axe. Lianhe Zaobao reported that students were gathered in classrooms or the hall during the incident and told to stay there.


An ambulance was seen leaving the campus at around 2.40pm. Students eventually left the compound at around 3pm.

A 16-year-old student has been arrested:

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