58-year-old man burns charcoal to commit suicide in Wong Tai Sin


22nd May 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 10.33am this morning (22nd), the security guard on duty found a man unconscious in a car in the parking lot of Hong Keung Court, No. 23 Heng Lam Street. He then called the police for help. The paramedics arrived after receiving the report and rushed the victim named Yau (58 years old) to Kwong Wah Hospital for emergency treatment, but unfortunately he was certified dead. The police cordoned off the scene for investigation and found a pot of burnt charcoal in the car, but no suicide note was seized at the scene. The cause of death is to be determined after an autopsy.

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