A 29 year old drunk Eurasian man argued with his girlfriend and jumped off the rooftop of building on Hennessy Road in Wanchai at around 4am today. When police and firemen arrived at the scene, he was already unconscious. Upon further examination by medical team, he was later pronounced dead.
Police blocked off traffic on Hennessy Road until 9.34am this morning to facilitate investigations. Bus number 5B,5X,11,23,25,26,103,601,680,914,948,948A,962,962B,962P,
962S,N962,962X,969,969P,A11,E11,N8X,N11,N619,N969 driving towards Causeway Bay had to divert using alternative routes.
According to sources, the victim was a restaurant staff who attended a party with his colleagues the night before. He argued with the girlfriend who was present and went back to the building where the restaurant is located. He then told the security guard that he would kill his girlfriend but instead he jumped off the rooftop. Police managed to contact his girlfriend who was distressed and emotional after being notified about his death.
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