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Murder and suicide in Central
     Police are investigating a murder and suicide case in Central today (September 26) in which a 68-year-old man and his 64-year-old ex-wife died.

     At about 7.50am, Police received a report from a 55-year-old male security officer that someone was assaulted and laid on the ground inside an office on Queen’s Road Central.

     Police officers sped to the scene and found the 64-year-old woman lying inside the office. Sustaining cut wounds on her neck and chest, she was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 8.21am. Officers also found the 68-year-old man lying unconscious on the podium. He was suspected to have fallen from height and was certified dead at scene.

     Initial investigation revealed that the 68-year-old man committed suicide after attacking his ex-wife inside the office.

     A knife in suspected connection with the case was found inside a toilet of the office.

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

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Central District is underway.
Ends/Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Issued at HKT 22:35
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