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Murder and suicide in Castle Peak
     Police are investigating a murder and suicide case in Castle Peak today (January 14) in which a 66-year-old man and his 63-year-old wife died.

     At about 7.16am, Police received a report that a man was lying on a podium outside Hong Lung House, Lung Yat Estate. He was suspected to have fallen from height.

     Police officers sped to the scene and found the 66-year-old man. Sustaining multiple injuries, he was certified dead at scene. Officers later found the man’s 63-year-old wife lying inside a unit in Hong Lung House. Sustaining injuries to her neck, she was certified dead at scene.

     Initial investigation revealed that the man had attacked his wife before falling from the unit.

     A knife in suspected connection with the case was seized inside the unit.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of their deaths.

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Tuen Mun District is underway.
Ends/Sunday, January 14, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:34
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