Tragic incident as man falls from building in Yau Ma Tei, succumbs to injuries despite rescue efforts


18th September 2023 – (Hong Kong) In a heartbreaking incident, a person lost their life after falling from a building in Yau Ma Tei. At approximately 1.35am today, a passerby discovered an unconscious man lying in the rear alley of a building located at 300 Shanghai Street. The individual was in critical condition, leading to suspicions that they had fallen from a considerable height. The passerby immediately alerted the authorities for assistance.

Rescue personnel swiftly responded to the scene and transported the unconscious victim to the hospital for urgent medical treatment. However, despite their best efforts, it was confirmed that the person could not be saved. Law enforcement officers, conducting a preliminary investigation, did not find any suicide notes at the scene. Based on initial findings, it is believed that the victim, identified by the surname Fu and aged 20, fell from the rooftop of the aforementioned address. The exact cause of death will be determined following a thorough post-mortem examination.

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