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Homicide and suicide in Yau Ma Tei

     Police are investigating a homicide and suicide case in Yau Ma Tei today (March 17).

     About 1.07pm, Police received a report from a security guard that a woman requested for ambulance service on 1 Austin Road.

     Officers sped to the scene and found the 47-year-old woman jumping off the flat. The woman was certified dead at scene.

     Police found the womanˇ¦s 49-year-old boyfriend, sustaining multiple cut wounds on his body, lying unconsciously in the living room of the flat. The man was certified dead at scene.

     Three knives were seized in the flat.

     Initial investigations revealed that the woman committed suicide after attacking her boyfriend with knives.

     A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the deceased to ascertain the cause of death.

     Active Investigations by the District Crime Squad of Yau Tsim Police District are underway.

Add Police Report No. 273

Ends/Sunday, March 17, 2013
Issued at HKT 21:37


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