Two suicides reported in Tai Wai and Sham Shui Po within one hour, 1 death reported

Hin Keng Shopping Centre

4th December 2022 – (Hong Kong) At around 6pm today (4th), the police received a report from the security guard of Hin Keng Shopping Centre in Tai Wai that a man hanged himself on the staircase of the shopping mall. Rescue personnel received the report and released the victim. He was unconscious at the time and was sent to the hospital by ambulance for treatment. Unfortunately, he eventually passed away. Police are investigating his identity and the cause of the incident.

Meanwhile, at about 5 o’clock this afternoon (4th), a woman suspected of falling from the top of Wing Kit House, Wing Cheong Estate, Sham Shui Po landed on the platform below. The security guard then called the police for help. Rescuers arrived after receiving the report and brought the victim back to a safe place. She was unconscious and was sent to the hospital by ambulance for emergency treatment. The police cordoned off the scene and are investigating her identity and the cause of her attempted suicide.

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