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Sick person in custody dies in public hospital
     A sick 73-year-old male person in custody at Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre died in a public hospital today (June 1).

     The person in custody suffered from end stage renal failure. He required continuous medical care and follow-up at the institution hospital and a public hospital. On May 24, he was sent to a public hospital for treatment due to physical discomfort. During hospitalisation, his condition deteriorated and he was certified dead at 6.18pm today.

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

     The person in custody was sentenced to imprisonment for the offence of trafficking in a dangerous drug in January 2015.
Ends/Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Issued at HKT 21:30
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