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Sick person in custody dies in public hospital

     A sick male person in custody from Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre died in a public hospital yesterday (November 16).

     The 50-year-old person in custody, who was suffering from psychosis and epilepsy, was sent to a public hospital for treatment of fever on November 10. His condition deteriorated later and he was certified dead at 8.03pm yesterday.

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

     The man was sentenced to imprisonment for the offence of manslaughter.

Ends/Monday, November 17, 2014
Issued at HKT 11:40

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