Homicide in Shatin

Hong Kong (HKSAR) - Police are investigating a homicide case in Shatin yesterday (March 17) in which a 63-year-old man died. At about 5.49pm yesterday, Police received a report from a 66-year-old man that he was injured after being attacked in a unit in Wo Liu Hang Village. Police officers sped to the scene and found a 63-year-old man lying unconsciously inside a room of the unit.

Sustaining multiple injuries, the man was rushed to Prince of Wales Hospital where he was certified dead at 6.40pm. Initial investigation revealed that the deceased had disputed with the informant who suspectedly attacked him with hard objects. The 66-year-old man was arrested in suspected connection with the case and is being detained for further enquiries.

Post-mortem examinations on the deceased will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of his death. Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Shatin is under way.

Published on: 2017-03-17

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