Sri Lankan man drowns in sea at Butterfly Beach

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24th May 2022 – (Hong Kong) At about 4pm this afternoon (24th), the police received a report from the public that a man was suspected to be drowning in the sea 5 metres away from Butterfly Beach. Before rescuers arrived at the scene, the lifeguard had rescued the victim, who was in a coma at the time and was certified dead after being taken to Tuen Mun Hospital by ambulance. After preliminary investigation, the police confirmed that the deceased was a 42-year-old Sri Lankan man. It is believed that he drowned while swimming. It is understood that the victim had a medical record.

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