57-year-old woman rescued after attempted suicide in Po Sum Pai Village, 71-year-old woman jumps to her death from top of Ching Tin Estate

Ching Tin Estate

25th January 2023 – (Hong Kong) At about 11pm last night (24th), a man reported that his wife (57 years old), had passed out in the living room of a village house in Po Sum Pai Village, Ting Kok Road. She was sent to hospital for treatment. Investigators seized the suicide note at the scene and are investigating the cause. It is understood that the female victim had a long-term illness and she developed suicidal thoughts..

Meanwhile, at 8.49am today, a loud noise suddenly came from the top of Ching Tin Estate. The security guard saw an elderly woman lying unconscious on the platform, and immediately reported to the police for help. The paramedics arrived at the scene and certified that the elderly woman had passed away. No suicide note was found at the scene. After preliminary investigation, it is believed that the 71-year-old victim surnamed Tang fell from a unit at the site. The cause of death is yet to be determined after an autopsy.

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