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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Murder and Wounding Case in Kowloon City
Murder and Wounding Case in Kowloon City

     Police are investigating a murder and wounding case in Kowloon City yesterday afternoon (December 5) in which a 39-year-old non-ethnic Chinese (NEC) man died.     At about 5.29pm yesterday, Police received a report from a passer-by that a man was lying unconsciously on Ma Tau Chung Road. Sustaining chest and hand injuries, the 39-year-old NEC man was rushed to Kwong Wah Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 6.21pm on the same day.     Initial investigations revealed that the 39-year-old NEC man passed by the above location and found that a NEC man was attacking a NEC woman with a knife. The 39-year-old NEC man tried to stop him, but was later attacked by the NEC man with a knife. The 23-year-old NEC woman sustained injuries to her head and abdomen and was sent to Kwong Wah Hospital in conscious state. The NEC man fled away afterwards.     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.     Investigation by the District Crime Squad of Kowloon City District is underway.      

Ends/Friday, December 6, 2019Issued at HKT 7:13


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