Dr Choi Wing-kit, a former deputy chief of service in forensic psychiatry at Castle Peak Hospital, testified for the defence on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu Dr Choi Wing-kit, a former deputy chief of service in forensic psychiatry at Castle Peak Hospital, testified for the defence on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Dr Choi Wing-kit, a former deputy chief of service in forensic psychiatry at Castle Peak Hospital, testified for the defence on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu

Hong Kong mother accused of murdering five-year-old girl suffered from severe depression, court hears

  • Mum’s mental illness left her easily irritable and made her jump to premature conclusions when dealing with stepdaughter and her brother, eight, psychiatrist Choi Wing-kit tells High Court
  • But expert for the prosecution previously testified the defendant was mentally sound and only experienced adjustment difficulties

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Dr Choi Wing-kit, a former deputy chief of service in forensic psychiatry at Castle Peak Hospital, testified for the defence on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu Dr Choi Wing-kit, a former deputy chief of service in forensic psychiatry at Castle Peak Hospital, testified for the defence on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Dr Choi Wing-kit, a former deputy chief of service in forensic psychiatry at Castle Peak Hospital, testified for the defence on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu
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