1 attempted suicide and 2 suicides reported in Sheung Shui, Tuen Mun and Kwai Chung since yesterday evening

Kwai Shing East Estate

5th December 2023 – (Hong Kong) A woman attempted suicide by hanging herself inside the Sister Aquinas Memorial Women’s Treatment Centr in Sheung Shui e today at approximately 12.23pm. Prompt action by rescue personnel saved her life as they arrived at the scene and managed to revive her. The unconscious victim was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital for further medical intervention. Authorities are currently in the process of gathering information from the centre’s staff to understand the background and possible reasons behind the woman’s desperate act.

Meanwhile, at around 1.38pm today when a man was discovered lying lifeless on the ground near a multi-story car park adjacent to Fu Tai Estate in Tuen Mun. Authorities suspect that the man fell from a significant height. Unfortunately, upon examination, paramedics confirmed his death at the scene. To preserve the dignity of the deceased, a tent was erected to shield the body, and efforts are being made to notify the family and ascertain the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

In a separate incident, a woman met a tragic fate yesterday evening at 7.56pm when she fell from a significant height at Shing Hing House, located in the Kwai Shing East Estate in Kwai Chung. Law enforcement officers responding to the distress call found the woman lying motionless in close proximity to the building. Immediate medical assistance was provided as rescue personnel rushed her to Yan Chai Hospital, but despite their efforts, she succumbed to her injuries.

Authorities, who did not discover any suicide note at the scene, have initiated a preliminary investigation into the incident. It is believed that the 34-year-old woman fell from a unit within the building, although the exact cause of her fall has yet to be determined pending a thorough autopsy. It has been revealed that the victim had a history of emotional health issues.

If you have suicidal tendencies or depression, please call the 24-hour multi-lingual hotline at The Samaritans Hong Kong : 28960000.