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  • EMERGENCY AMBULANCE
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    • Foreign doctorate student found dead in Biopolis laboratory

      SINGAPORE - A 26-year-old female doctorate student was found dead in a laboratory at Biopolis Drive in the early hours of Tuesday morning (Jan 16).

      The Slovakian, who was working on her PhD at Duke-NUS Medical School, is understood to have died from inhaling nitrogen gas found in the lab.

      Her body was discovered by the lab's staff members. A note was also found.

      Police said they were alerted to a case of unnatural death at 61 Biopolis Drive at around 10.45am.The woman was found motionless at the scene and pronounced dead by paramedics, said a spokesman, adding that police are investigating the case.

      She was believed to have been working at the Claridge-Chang Lab.

       

      -- ST

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