48-year-old man burns charcoal to commit suicide at Tuen Mun home

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4th April 2024 – (Hong Kong)  At around 7pm yesterday, a 48-year-old man named Chow took his own life by burning a pot of charcoal at a unit in Tuen Lee Street, Tuen Mun. The family members discovered the distressing scene and promptly reported the incident. Emergency medical personnel rushed to the location and transported the unconscious victim to Tuen Mun Hospital for immediate medical intervention. Regrettably, it was later confirmed that he had passed away. No suicide note was found at the scene, and the exact cause of death is yet to be determined pending further autopsy.  It has been revealed that the deceased had a recorded medical history.

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