16-year-old Ng Jun Hui fell to his death from the 12th floor sky garden of Block 79D Toa Payoh Central while playing “hide and seek” with a female friend.
The incident took place at about 12.20am on Tuesday (23 Jan).
The boy’s father, 53-year-old private-hire car driver Mr Ng, said that his son has met a female friend at the sky garden.
He said they chatted then played a game of “hide and seek”.
The boy’s female friend said he had been hurdling over several low walls until his fatal leap over the side of the building.
Police have classified the case as an unnatural death and are investigating.