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Sick remand person in custody dies in public hospital
     A 75-year-old male remand person in custody in Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre died in a public hospital today (February 3).

     The person in custody suffered from rectal cancer. He required continuous medical care and follow-up at the institution hospital and a public hospital. Today, the person in custody was sent to a public hospital for treatment due to physical discomfort. During hospitalisation, his condition deteriorated and he was certified dead at 5.13pm.

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

     The person in custody was remanded for the offence of trafficking in a dangerous drug in February 2020.
Ends/Friday, February 3, 2023
Issued at HKT 22:58
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