HKPF investigating attempted murder and suicide in Tuen Mun
Police are investigating an attempted murder and suicide case in Tuen Mun yesterday (May 25) in which a 66-year-old man died.
At about 6 pm, Police received a report from a 64-year-old woman that her 66-year-old husband suspectedly assaulted their 39-year-old daughter in a unit on 138 Fuk Hang Tsuen Road. She tried to stop him and her husband left the scene.
Police officers sped to the scene and located the 39-year-old woman. Sustaining neck and chest injuries, she was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital in conscious state.
At about 7:30 pm, officers found the man hanging with a belt inside a changing room on Fuk Hang Tsuen Road. He was rushed to Tuen Mun Hospital in an unconscious state and was certified dead at 8:20 pm.
Initial investigation revealed that the man had attempted to cover his daughter’s head with a plastic bag and assaulted her chest barehanded in the unit before he hanged himself.
A plastic bag, a belt and a will note in suspected connection with the case were seized at the scene.
Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.
Investigation by the District Crime Squad of Tuen Mun District is underway.