Murder in Sha Tin

     Police are investigating a murder case in Sha Tin today (November 22) in which a 73-year-old man died.

     At about 3.10pm, Police received a report that a man was injured outside Banyan House, Kwong Yuen Estate after another man attacked him with a knife.

     Police officers sped to the scene and found a 73-year-old man lying on the ground. Sustaining injuries to his chest, the man was rushed to Prince of Wales Hospital unconsciously where he was certified dead at 5.12pm.

     After initial investigation, Police arrested a 77-year-old man in suspected connection with the case. He is being detained for further enquiries. Sustaining injuries to his mouth and neck, he was rushed to Prince of Wales Hospital in conscious state.

     A knife 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.

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad Team 1 of Sha Tin District is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 2755 or 3661 2600.

Ends/Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Issued at HKT 23:00