Widower's Dettol cocktail

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 11 July, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 11 July, 1998, 12:00am

A man, 23, depressed by the death of his wife, drank a bottle of Dettol and six bottles of red wine in an attempted suicide at his home in Ma On Shan. He was in a semi-conscious state when police took him to Prince of Wales Hospital, where he is now in stable condition.