Hong Kong court rules that homeless man in custody died from suicide
NOVEMBER 18, 2023
Hong Kong Coroner’s Court ruled the death of a homeless man while in the custody of the Correctional Services Department (CSD) to be a case of suicide on Friday. Five jurors unanimously found the deceased committed suicide. According to the forensic report, the deceased “intermittently strangled himself with his trousers.” The causes of death are in the order of neck pressurisation, self-strangulation and coronary atherosclerotic heart disease.