Man arrested for murder

     Police today (November 14) arrested a 63-year-old man in suspected connection with a murder case in Sau Mau Ping this morning in which a 55-year-old woman died.

     At 11.43am, Police received a report from a 70-year-old woman that she failed to contact her 55-year-old female friend. She also found some blood stains outside her friend’s unit at Sheung Fu House in Upper Ngau Tau Kok Estate. Police officers sped to the scene and found the 55-year-old woman lying unconscious on the floor. She was later certified dead at scene.

     Initial investigations revealed that the deceased’s head had been attacked with a knife. Police seized a knife, in suspected connection with the case, at scene.

     The deceased’s 63-year-old husband was arrested in Ta Kwu Ling this afternoon for murder. He is being detained for further enquiries.

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

     Investigation by the District Crime Squad of Sau Mau Ping District is underway.

Ends/Thursday, November 14, 2019
Issued at HKT 22:48