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A remand inmate died in public hospital

     An inmate on remand from Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre reported sick and died in a public hospital today (April 13).

     The 21-year-old male remand inmate reported sick and was subsequently sent to a public hospital for treatment on March 13 and was certified dead at 2.09pm today.

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

     The inmate was pending court hearing for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drugs.

Ends/Saturday, April 13, 2013
Issued at HKT 20:04