Police yesterday (August 13) reclassified a body found case in Yau Ma Tei on August 8 as murder.
About 11.30am on August 8, Police found a 44-year-old man collapsed in a park at the junction of Portland Street and Hamilton Street. He was certified dead at scene. Post-mortem examination revealed that the man died of serious internal hemorrhage.
Upon further investigation, Police believed that two men had a money dispute with the 44-year-old man in a unit at 198 Portland Street on August 7 night. They attacked the man with fists and kicks in the process. The man escaped and fell from the unit and was later found collapsed in the park at the junction of Portland Street and Hamilton Street.
Police arrested two men, aged 24 and 25, in Tsim Sha Tsui for murder on August 12 and yesterday (August 13). They are holding charged with one count of murder. The case will be mentioned at Kowloon City Magistrates' Courts tomorrow (August 15).
Active investigation by the Regional Crime Unit of Kowloon West is underway.
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