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Sick person in custody dies in public hospital

     A sick male person in custody from Stanley Prison died in a public hospital today (December 6).

     The 56-year-old person in custody was sent to a public hospital for treatment on December 4 because of sickness. He was certified dead at 2.40am 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 14 years for trafficking in dangerous drugs.

Ends/Friday, December 6, 2013
Issued at HKT 19:48