Three family members were electrocuted due to an improperly installed water heater (not one of these pictured above). Photo: SCMP
Three family members were electrocuted due to an improperly installed water heater (not one of these pictured above). Photo: SCMP
Singapore

‘Truly tragic accident’ of Singapore couple and son killed by improperly installed water heater

  • Omar Manan, 80, was taking a shower when he collapsed. His wife and son who rushed to his aid were also electrocuted
  • Coroner ruled deaths a misadventure – agreed with investigator’s findings they were caused by use of three-pin plug with 13-amp fuse for an instant water heater

Three family members were electrocuted due to an improperly installed water heater (not one of these pictured above). Photo: SCMP
Three family members were electrocuted due to an improperly installed water heater (not one of these pictured above). Photo: SCMP
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