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Sick person in custody dies in public hospital
     A sick 71-year-old male remand person in custody at Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre died in a public hospital today (March 31).

     The person in custody suffered from obstructive uropathy, anaemia, etc. He required continuous medical care and follow-up at the institution hospital and a public hospital. At 7.50am today, he was sent to a public hospital due to physical discomfort. During hospitalisation, his condition deteriorated and he was certified dead at 7.04pm.

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

     The person in custody was remanded for the offence of murder in April 2021.
Ends/Thursday, March 31, 2022
Issued at HKT 22:20
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