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Published: Saturday June 7, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Saturday June 7, 2014 MYT 8:19:31 AM

Teen identifies bodies of mum and grandma

A TEENAGE girl showed up at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) mortuary for the tragic task of identifying the bodies of her mother and grandmother.

The bodies of Germaine Ng’s mother, Andrea Tay Su Lin, and maternal grandmother, Rosaline Lim, were found by police on Wednesday at their Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 flat.

The police officers were responding to a call for help at 4.43am that day when they discovered Lim, 75, in the unit with stab wounds.

The dismembered body of Germaine’s 51-year-old mother was found at the foot of the HDB block. Both were pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

Germaine, 17, arrived at the mortuary at about 7.40am on Thursday.

Investigations into what has been classified by the police as “unnatural deaths” are ongoing. — The Straits Times/ Asia News Network

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