Murder in Chai Wan

     Police are investigating a murder case in Chai Wan this morning (June 6) in which a 76-year-old woman died.
     About 9am, Police received a report that a 76-year-old woman fell unconscious inside a unit in Yiu Ming House, Yiu Tung Estate after her 80-year-old husband attacked her with a bamboo stick.
     Police officers sped to the scene and found the 76-year-old woman lying unconsciously on a bed. Sustaining injuries to her neck, she was certified dead at scene.
     After initial investigation, Police arrested the 80-year-old man at scene in suspected connection with the case. He is being detained for further enquiries.
     A bamboo stick in suspected connection with the case was seized at scene.
     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.
     Investigation by the District Crime Squad of Eastern District is underway.

Ends/Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Issued at HKT 17:33