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Murder and suicide in Ma On Shan
     Police are investigating a murder and suicide case in Ma On Shan last night (February 5) in which a 29-year-old man and his 25-year-old girlfriend died.

     At about 8.30pm yesterday, Police received a report from a woman that her brother was found hanging inside a unit on Ma Kam Street.

     Police officers sped to the scene. The 29-year-old man was found hanging with a rope. Officers later found the man’s 25-year-old girlfriend was found lying unconsciously on bed and sustained multiple stab wounds. The duo was certified dead at scene.

     Initial investigation revealed that the 29-year-old man committed suicide after attacking his girlfriend inside the unit.

     A knife, a cutter, a pair of scissors and two ropes in suspected connection with the case were found inside the unit.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the causes of their deaths.

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Sha Tin District is underway.   
Ends/Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Issued at HKT 4:20
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