The Singapore Police Force confirmed that they found a 26 year-old Singaporean man murdered in an apartment on the ground floor of Windermere condominium, Choa Chu Kang at about 11.16PM on Monday.
The man suffered serious injuries, especially to his throat, which had been punctured by a sharp object several times. He was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.
The victim’s 21 year-old brother was arrested on the spot for the alleged murder. The suspect also suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital.
When the media arrived, a police hearse arrived and removed the body from the apartment at about 3.30AM. The victim’s distraught parents and their Indonesian maid left the scene along with the hearse.
Neighbours described the family as having kept to themselves.
Investigations into this murder are ongoing.