Woman found dead in locked bathroom at Ying Tung Estate in Tung Chung

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Ying Tung Estate

19th May 2024 – (Hong Kong) at 2.21am, a distressing incident unfolded at Ying Yuet House in Ying Tung Estate, Tung Chung. A man residing in the unit reported that his wife, Lau (47 years old), had locked herself inside the bathroom, raising suspicions of a suicide attempt. The Fire Services Department swiftly responded by breaking down the door and discovered the unconscious woman, who appeared to have attempted hanging with a thin rope. The emergency responders promptly intervened and released her from the rope. Lau was rushed to North Lantau Hospital for medical treatment; however, her condition deteriorated, and she was later pronounced deceased.

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