Man who splashed another man with corrosive liquid and slashed him over 10 times in Mong Kok dies in hospital


1st December 2022 – (Hong Kong) On Tuesday (29th) a murder occurred in Hoi Yan House, Hoi Fu Court, Mong Kok. A middle-aged male resident surnamed Tang (51 years old) suspected that his girlfriend had an affair with a friend whom he had recently taken in temporarily, and angrily questioned the latter. He first splashed corrosive liquid on him before slashing him over 10 times with knife. Later, the suspect tried to commit suicide. When he was rescued, he was suspected of being severely burned by the corrosive liquid. He was sent to the hospital before being certified dead at 6.55am today.

The police reclassified the case as murder and suicide, and the Mong Kok District Crime Squad is actively investigating the case.