Forensic pathologist Garrick Li Yuk-wah leaves the West Kowloon Law Courts on Tuesday after testifying at the inquest into the death of 15-year-old Chan Yin-lam. Photo: Brian Wong Forensic pathologist Garrick Li Yuk-wah leaves the West Kowloon Law Courts on Tuesday after testifying at the inquest into the death of 15-year-old Chan Yin-lam. Photo: Brian Wong
Forensic pathologist Garrick Li Yuk-wah leaves the West Kowloon Law Courts on Tuesday after testifying at the inquest into the death of 15-year-old Chan Yin-lam. Photo: Brian Wong

Cause of death of Hong Kong teen found at sea unclear, but drowning a possibility, experts testify

  • Forensic pathologists who performed an autopsy on the girl acknowledge it is ‘uncommon’ for a swimmer to commit suicide by jumping into the sea
  • However, decomposition of the body prevented a complete analysis and a blood test for drugs and alcohol, they say

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
Forensic pathologist Garrick Li Yuk-wah leaves the West Kowloon Law Courts on Tuesday after testifying at the inquest into the death of 15-year-old Chan Yin-lam. Photo: Brian Wong Forensic pathologist Garrick Li Yuk-wah leaves the West Kowloon Law Courts on Tuesday after testifying at the inquest into the death of 15-year-old Chan Yin-lam. Photo: Brian Wong
Forensic pathologist Garrick Li Yuk-wah leaves the West Kowloon Law Courts on Tuesday after testifying at the inquest into the death of 15-year-old Chan Yin-lam. Photo: Brian Wong
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