At 6:46 a.m. today (17th), the security guard of the University of Hong Kong saw a man hang himself with a tie in a room in Liang Qiuju Building, and immediately called the police for help.
Firefighters arrived at the scene to relieve the victim, but unfortunately the 48-year-old man surnamed Shi was confirmed dead on the spot.
It is understood that the victim was a staff member of the University of Hong Kong, who was unhappy due to work problems.
The police seized a suicide note at the scene and sealed off the scene for investigation. The cause of death is to be determined after an autopsy.
Police cordoned off the scene and are investigating the cause of his death.
(Photo by Cai Zhengbang)
Help Sites and Hotlines:
Hong Kong Samaritan Society for Suicide Prevention Hotline: 23892222
Hospital Authority Mental Health Line: 24667350
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Zhi Ruo Yuan Hotline: 18281
Samaritans Hotline: 28960000
Social Welfare Department Hotline: 23432255
Liminhui "Instant Communication": 35122626
Caritas Xiangqing Hotline: 18288