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Murder and wounding in Tseung Kwan O
     Police are investigating a murder and wounding case in Tseung Kwan O yesterday (September 1) afternoon in which a 34-year-old man died.

     At 4.48pm yesterday, Police received reports that the 34-year-old man was assaulted by a 30-year-old man at MTR Tseung Kwan O Station. A 42-year-old man and a 24-year-old man were also assaulted by the man when they attempted to stop him.

     Police officers sped to the scene and located the 34-year-old man. Sustaining neck injuries, he was rushed to Tseung Kwan O Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 6.47pm. The 42-year-old man and 24-year-old man sustained minor injuries. They were sent to Tseung Kwan O Hospital in conscious state.

     Initial investigation revealed that the 30-year-old man attacked the deceased and victims with a knife. He was arrested for murder and wounding and is being detained for further enquiries. A fruit knife in suspected connection with the case was seized at scene.

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

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Tseung Kwan O is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the case or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 0744.
Ends/Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Issued at HKT 1:20
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