Murder in Yuen Long


     Police are investigating a murder happened in Yuen Long in the small hours yesterday (December 20) in which a 48-year-old man died.

     At 4.18am yesterday, Police received a report that the man suspectedly had a dispute with two women inside a taxi outside 17 Ma Miu Road. During the incident, someone allegedly attacked the man with a sharp object. The two women then fled.

     Police officers sped to the scene and found the man collapsed inside the taxi. Sustaining chest injuries, he was rushed to Pok Oi Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 5.47am.

     District Crime Squad of Yuen Long District took up the case. After in-depth investigation, officers arrested a 36-year-old mainland woman for murder in Tin Shui Wai at around 7am yesterday. Additionally, at around 8am and 7pm on the same day, a 37-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man were arrested respectively in the same district for assisting offender with intent to impede apprehension or prosecution.

     All arrestees are being detained for further enquiries.

     A knife in suspected connection with the case was seized. The operation is still ongoing. Police do not rule out the possibility that more arrests will be made.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.      

     Active investigation by the District Crime Squad of Yuen Long District is still underway. Anyone who witnessed the case or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 4643.