The 48-year-old man, suspected of robbing and raping a woman under a footbridge near Kowloon Bay MTR Station, being escorted back to his flat in Sau Mau Ping in May. Photo: Felix Wong

Suspected rapist who hanged himself with computer cable in police station was unsupervised, inquest hears

  • Coroner’s Court hears that officer assigned to patrol the cells where 48-year-old suspect was being held had not carried out the proper checks
  • Security footage shows suspect trying to get hold of the cable for half an hour
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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The 48-year-old man, suspected of robbing and raping a woman under a footbridge near Kowloon Bay MTR Station, being escorted back to his flat in Sau Mau Ping in May. Photo: Felix Wong
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