40-year-old man jumps to his death from top of Pok Tai House in Sha Tin

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27th January 2022 – (Hong Kong) At around 12am today, a man jumped from the top of Pok Tai House, Pok Hong Estate and fell  unconscious on the opposite side of the building. Paramedics arrived and certified the man dead on the spot, and the police covered the body with a tent. By 4am, the police officers went to investigate a unit on the 20th floor but no one answered the door. After the firefighters forced open the door and entered the unit, the police officers found that the bedroom room was locked from inside.

At about 6 o’clock, the police confirmed that the room was unoccupied. Later, it was confirmed that the deceased was a 40-year-old man and the cause of death was to be determined by autopsy.

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

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