Middle-aged man suffocates himself to death with plastic bag in Po Tin Estate

Po Tin Estate

24th November 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 4.24am today, a security guard found a middle-aged man with a plastic bag on his head in the Temporary Accommodation in Transit Centre of Po Tin Estate, Tuen Mun. He suspected that he was attempting suicide, so he reported to the police for help. The police and rescue personnel rushed to the scene, but it was confirmed that he died on the spot after the examination. Later, his body was sent to the mortuary for an autopsy. The police found the suicide note at the scene, and it is believed that the victim was unhappy because of life problems.

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