Chinese-language newspaper Lianhe Wanbao and the Straits Times reported that a domestic worker from Indonesia fell to her death on Saturday afternoon, March 17, 2012. She fell from her employer’s home on the 13th floor of a flat in Pasir Ris Street 71.

From the bamboo clothes pole found next to her, it probably happened while she was putting clothes out to dry.

The news reported that she was 23 years old, but did not name her.

The Straits Times also reported (Indonesian maid falls to her death, March 21, 2012) that between 2006 and 2010, 27 maids died as a result of falls from heights. The figure includes accidental falls and suicides.