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Dead body found case in Tuen Mun reclassified as murder and suicide
     Police today (August 20) reclassified a dead body found case happened in Tuen Mun on August 14 as murder and suicide.

     At about 12.37pm that day, Police received a report that a 61-year-old woman and her 31-year-old daughter were found collapsed inside a unit on Tuen Mun Heung Sze Wui Road.

     Police sped to the scene and located the duo lying unconsciously on a bed. They were certified dead at scene.

     Upon further investigation, Police believed that the 31-year-old woman committed suicide after attacking her mother inside the unit.

     A knife in suspected connection with the case was found at scene.

     Post-mortem examinations have been conducted but the cause of death is to be ascertained pending toxicological examinations.

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Tuen Mun District is underway.
Ends/Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Issued at HKT 13:03
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