Death on arrival case in Cheung Sha Wan reclassified as manslaughter

Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      Police today (November 6) reclassified a death on arrival case in Cheung Sha Wan as manslaughter.

     At about 7.50am yesterday (November 5), Police received a report from a male staff of a hospital in Cheung Sha Wan in which a 41-year-old male patient was found lying on the floor in the bathroom of a ward at about 9.00pm on November 4.  Sustaining head and face injuries, he was rushed to Princess Margaret Hospital in conscious state and was subsequently certified dead at 2.15am on November 5.

     Police’s investigations revealed that the deceased was pushed by a male patient in the bathroom of the ward in the evening of November 4.

     Police arrested the 33-year-old male patient for manslaughter in Cheung Sha Wan this afternoon.  He is being detained for further enquiries.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.

     Investigation by the District Crime Squad of Sham Shui Po District is underway.


Published on: 2018-11-06

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