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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Attempted murder and attempted suicide in Wan Chai
Attempted murder and attempted suicide in Wan Chai

     Police are investigating an attempted murder and attempted suicide case in Wan Chai today (December 30) in which a 43-year-old woman and her 7-year-old son injured.      At 11.48am today, Police received a report that the 43-year-old woman was found hanging inside a unit at 1 Stone Nullah Lane.      Police officers sped to the scene and found the woman hanging with a hemp rope in a room. She was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital in unconscious state.      Initial investigation revealed that the woman had attempted to strangle her 7-year-old son with a scarf before she attempted to commit suicide. Sustaining neck injuries, the boy was sent to Ruttonjee Hospital in conscious state.      A scarf and a hemp rope in suspected connection with the case were seized at scene.      Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Wan Chai is underway. 

Ends/Wednesday, December 30, 2020Issued at HKT 23:22


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