Food catering employee decapitated in industrial accident in Admiralty

Food catering employee decapitated in industrial accident in Admiralty
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) ambulance (Yahoo News Singapore file photo)

A 58-year-old woman was decapitated in an industrial accident at a food caterer in Admiralty on Monday (25 June).

According to media reports, she was decapitated when she got stuck in a gap between a platform and a faulty cargo hoist that she was checking.

The incident reportedly took place at Thyme Food and Services, the food caterer she worked for, at their unit on the seventh floor of industrial food facility [email protected] on 8 Admiralty Street.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to an incident at the address at 4.10pm, and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, said a spokesperson.

Police said they are investigating the unnatural death.

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