Sick person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre dies in public hospital

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Xinhua News

20th May 2022 – (Hong Kong) A sick 67-year-old male remand person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre died in a public hospital today.

 The person in custody suffered from lung cancer. He required continuous medical care and follow-up at the institution hospital and a public hospital. On 10th May, he was sent to a public hospital for treatment due to physical discomfort. During hospitalisation, his condition deteriorated and he was certified dead at 6.08am today.

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

 The person in custody was remanded for the offence of conspiracy to defraud in April 2022.

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