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Sick person in custody dies in public hospital
     A sick 59-year-old female person in custody at Lo Wu Correctional Institution died in a public hospital today (June 7).

     On January 8, the person in custody was sent to a public hospital for treatment due to physical discomfort. Since then, she had been receiving in-patient treatment in the hospital with the diagnosis of heart disease. During hospitalisation, her condition deteriorated and she was certified dead at 3.10pm today.

     The case has been reported to the Police. A death inquest will be held by the Coroner's Court.

     The person in custody was sentenced to imprisonment for the offence of breach of condition of stay in December 2020.
Ends/Monday, June 7, 2021
Issued at HKT 17:30
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