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Sick person in custody dies in public hospital
     A sick 69-year-old male person in custody at Stanley Prison died in a public hospital today (October 3).

     The person in custody suffered from heart disease and sepsis. He required continuous medical care and follow-up at the institution hospital and public hospital. On September 14, he was sent to a public hospital for treatment due to physical discomfort. During hospitalisation, his condition deteriorated and he was certified dead at 9.23am 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 sentenced to imprisonment for the offence of trafficking in a dangerous drug in July 2023.
Ends/Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Issued at HKT 13:00
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