Sick remand person in custody dies in public hospital

     ‚ÄčA sick 58-year-old male remand person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre died in a public hospital today (December 5).
     The remand person in custody suffered from liver carcinoma. He required continuous medical care and follow-up treatment at the institution hospital and a public hospital. On November 18, he was sent to a public hospital for treatment due to physical discomfort. During hospitalisation, his condition deteriorated and he was certified dead at 8.06am 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 criminal intimidation in July 2023.

Ends/Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:30