20-year-old student jumps off building in Yuen Long and dies

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3rd April 2024 – (Hong Kong) At around 6pm, a passerby alerted authorities after discovering a young man lying motionless on the platform of a building located at 33-43 Fung Cheung Road, Yuen Long. It is suspected that he fell from a considerable height. Rescue personnel promptly arrived at the scene and, following examination confirmed the individual’s unfortunate demise. Initial investigations by authorities suggest that the deceased, identified as Mr. Cheng (20 years old), fell from the rooftop of the aforementioned address. No suicide note was found at the scene, and the exact cause of death is pending confirmation through a post-mortem examination. It has been revealed that Mr. Cheng had been grappling with academic challenges in recent times, leading to speculation that this may have been a contributing factor to his decision.

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