20-year-old woman found dead in suspected suicide at HKU student village in Kennedy Town

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HKU Jockey Club Student Village III

4th December 2023 – (Hong Kong) At approximately 9.58am today, a young woman, believed to be around 20 years old, was discovered unconscious in a restroom at HKU Jockey Club Student Village III located at 9 Lung Wah Street, Kennedy Town. The woman’s head was covered with a plastic bag, leading authorities to suspect a case of self-inflicted suffocation. Despite the swift arrival of rescue personnel, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene, confirming the tragic outcome. Authorities have initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this distressing event.

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