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Inmate dies in public hospital

     A sick inmate from Stanley Prison who was sent to a public hospital has died today (October 11).

     The 61-year-old male inmate was referred to a public hospital on October 9 because of sickness. His condition had been deteriorating and he was certified dead at 2.47am.

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

     The inmate was serving a 15-year sentence for the offence of manufacture of dangerous drugs.

Ends/Friday, October 11, 2013
Issued at HKT 17:00