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Sick inmate dies in public hospital

     A sick inmate who was sent to a public hospital earlier from Stanley Prison died today (May 8).

      The 64-year-old male inmate was referred to a public hospital on May 6 because of sickness. His condition deteriorated this morning and he was certified dead at 4.55am.

      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 32 months for wounding with intent.

Ends/Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Issued at HKT 15:01