A jury concluded that Cheung Kam-fai, 61, had taken his own life and died of chronic burns sustained from the fire he set in a train carriage on February 10, 2017. Photo: Facebook

Coroner’s Court rules suicide for Hong Kong man who set fire to MTR train in 2017 – with jury urging more contact with the families of the mentally ill

  • Jury concludes that Cheung Kam-fai, 61, took his own life and died because of the fire he set in train carriage, injuring 18 people
  • Five-person jury also recommends setting up a way for doctors and social workers to meet with families of mentally ill
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A jury concluded that Cheung Kam-fai, 61, had taken his own life and died of chronic burns sustained from the fire he set in a train carriage on February 10, 2017. Photo: Facebook
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Jasmine Siu

Jasmine Siu

Jasmine Siu is a reporter who covers Hong Kong courts and legal affairs at the Post.