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Five persons arrested for murder, taking part in a riot and wounding
     Police arrested three men and two women, aged between 15 and 18, yesterday (December 13) in suspected connection with a murder case in Sheung Shui on November 13.
     At noon on November 13, Police received a report from a passerby that a man was assaulted by someone with bricks outside 2 Lung Wan Street, Sheung Shui. The 70-year-old man was rushed to North District Hospital in unconscious state and later referred to Prince of Wales Hospital for treatment. The man was certified dead on the next day.

     After investigation, the three men and two women were arrested in Sheung Shui and Tai Po for murder, taking part in a riot and wounding.
     The five arrestees are being detained for further enquiries.

     Investigation by the Regional Crime Unit of New Territories North is underway.
Ends/Saturday, December 14, 2019
Issued at HKT 2:46
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