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Sick remand person in custody dies in public hospital
     ​A sick 64-year-old male remand person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre died in a public hospital today (August 8).

     On August 7, the person in custody was sent to a public hospital due to physical discomfort and a suspected stroke. During hospitalisation, his condition deteriorated and he was certified dead at 7.25am 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 remanded for the offence of indecent assault in August 2023.
Ends/Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Issued at HKT 14:30
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