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Attempted murder and suicide in Tuen Mun

     Police are investigating an attempted murder and suicide case in Tuen Mun yesterday (May 25) in which a 66-year-old man died.
     At about 6pm, Police received a report from a 64-year-old woman that her 66-year-old husband suspectedly assaulted their 39-year-old daughter in a unit on 138 Fuk Hang Tsuen Road. She tried to stop him and her husband left the scene.
     Police officers sped to the scene and located the 39-year-old woman. Sustaining neck and chest injuries, she was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital in conscious state.
     At about 7.30pm, officers found the man hanging with a belt inside a changing room on Fuk Hang Tsuen Road. He was rushed to Tuen Mun Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 8.20pm.
     Initial investigation revealed that the man had attempted to cover his daughter’s head with a plastic bag and assaulted her chest barehanded in the unit before he hanged himself.
     A plastic bag, a belt and a will note in suspected connection with the case were seized at scene.
     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.
    Investigation by the District Crime Squad of Tuen Mun District is underway.

Ends/Friday, May 26, 2023
Issued at HKT 1:09
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