A sick inmate from Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre died in a public hospital today (April 14).
The 41-year-old male inmate reported sick when he was convicted on March 1 and was subsequently sent to a public hospital for treatment. He was certified dead at 3.15am today.
The case has been reported to the Police. A death inquest will be held by the Coroner's Court.
The inmate was sentenced to imprisonment of 20 months for breach of a deportation order.
Ends/Sunday, April 14, 2013
Issued at HKT 15:03