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Murder and attempted suicide in Mong Kok
     Police are investigating a murder and attempted suicide case happened in Mong Kok last night (November 29), in which a 64-year-old man died.    

     At about 6.24pm last night, Police received a report that someone was shouting for help at a corridor in a building on Hoi Ting Road.
     Police officers sped to the scene and found the 64-year-old man lying unconsciously on the floor. Sustaining neck, head and hand injuries, the man was conveyed to Kwong Wah Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 7.10pm.
     Also, a 51-year-old man was found holding a bottle of corrosive liquid at the window edge inside a unit. Sustaining injuries on both arms, the man was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in conscious state.     

     After initial investigation, it is believed that the 51-year-old man had a dispute with the 64-year-old man inside the building. The 64-year-old man was subsequently attacked by the 51-year-old man with a knife.
     The 51-year-old man was arrested for murder. He is being detained for enquiries.
     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.     

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Mong Kok District is underway.
Ends/Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Issued at HKT 3:08
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