77-year-old man who fell into sea during fishing in Sham Tseng on Wednesday found dead near Tsing Yi Sewage Treatment Plant

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24th June 2022 – (Hong Kong) At about 11am this Wednesday (22nd), the police received a report from a passerby saying that a 77-year-old man fell into the sea during fishing at Castle Peak Road-Tsing Lung Tau section near Sea Crest Villa Phase 4.

Officers from the Police force, Fire Services Department, the Government Flying Service and the Marine Department participated in search and rescue operation but they failed to locate the victim.

After a preliminary investigation by the police, the case was classified as a search and rescue operation in Hong Kong waters. As of today (24th) at about 4pm, the police received a report that the victim was found on the opposite bank of the Tsing Yi Sewage Treatment Plant on Pak Lam Road. After inspection, it was confirmed that he was dead. No suicide note was found at the scene, and the cause of death is to be determined after an autopsy.

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