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Attempted murder and attempted suicide in Wan Chai
     Police are investigating an attempted murder and attempted suicide case in Wan Chai today (December 30) in which a 43-year-old woman and her 7-year-old son injured.
     At 11.48am today, Police received a report that the 43-year-old woman was found hanging inside a unit at 1 Stone Nullah Lane.
     Police officers sped to the scene and found the woman hanging with a hemp rope in a room. She was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital in unconscious state.
     Initial investigation revealed that the woman had attempted to strangle her 7-year-old son with a scarf before she attempted to commit suicide. Sustaining neck injuries, the boy was sent to Ruttonjee Hospital in conscious state.
     A scarf and a hemp rope in suspected connection with the case were seized at scene.
     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Wan Chai is underway.
Ends/Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Issued at HKT 23:22
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