Sick 37-year-old female person in custody dies in public hospital


26th June 2022 – (Hong Kong)   ​A sick 37-year-old female remand person in custody at Tai Lam Centre for Women died in a public hospital today.

The person in custody suffered from renal failure. She required continuous medical care and follow-up at the institution hospital and a public hospital. On 24th June, she was sent to a public hospital for treatment due to physical discomfort. During hospitalisation, her condition deteriorated and she was certified dead at 8.23am today.

The case has been reported to the Police. An inquest into the death will be held by the Coroner’s Court.

The person in custody was remanded for the offence of controlling another person for purpose of unlawful sexual intercourse in April 2022.