Murder and Wounding Case in Kowloon City


     Police are investigating a murder and wounding case in Kowloon City yesterday afternoon (December 5) in which a 39-year-old non-ethnic Chinese (NEC) man died.

     At about 5.29pm yesterday, Police received a report from a passer-by that a man was lying unconsciously on Ma Tau Chung Road. Sustaining chest and hand injuries, the 39-year-old NEC man was rushed to Kwong Wah Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 6.21pm on the same day.

     Initial investigations revealed that the 39-year-old NEC man passed by the above location and found that a NEC man was attacking a NEC woman with a knife. The 39-year-old NEC man tried to stop him, but was later attacked by the NEC man with a knife. The 23-year-old NEC woman sustained injuries to her head and abdomen and was sent to Kwong Wah Hospital in conscious state. The NEC man fled away afterwards.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.

     Investigation by the District Crime Squad of Kowloon City District is underway.

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