A young Korean woman fell to her death at her National University of Singapore hall of residence. She had attempted to enter her room from a window after locking herself out.
The first year undergraduate had climbed out of a nearby window to reach her seventh storey room, but slipped and fell.
The tragic accident took place on Saturday morning at the 8 storey Block C of Sheares Hall. The 18 year-old had forgotten her matriculation card, which is used to access her room,
She was conveyed to the National University Hospital by ambulance, where she died from her injuries.
The police are investigating the case as an unnatural death.
An NUS spokesperson told reporters: “We are deeply saddened by the incident, and our thoughts are with the family and friends of the student.
“NUS staff and counsellors are in touch with the student’s family and friends to provide support and assistance.”