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Sick person in custody dies in public hospital

     A sick male person in custody from Tung Tau Correctional Institution died in a public hospital today (December 3).

     The 59-year-old person in custody had reported sick and was subsequently sent to a public hospital for treatment on November 22. He was certified dead at 2.18am today.

     The case has been reported to the Police. A death inquest will be held by the Coroner's Court.

     The person in custody was sentenced to imprisonment for 12 months for conspiracy to defraud.

Ends/Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Issued at HKT 19:47

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