A double corpse murder case occurred in Sau Mau Ping Estate yesterday (22nd), a pair of Pentogenarian brothers with intellectual problems, due to the deterioration of their condition and self-care ability after stopping follow-up consultation, coupled with the admission of their elderly mother to the hospital, so that the two brothers lacked care at home and were suspected of starvation to death. The HA replied to the "Hong Kong 01" enquiry that during the admission of the deceased's mother to Kowloon Hospital, the two deceased visited the patient twice and asked to take the patient out of the hospital, but because the patient's physical condition was not suitable, the medical staff refused to request, and the medical staff also met with the patient's young son, who was the brother of the two deceased, last Saturday (16th), and learned that they were able to go out and buy food on their own before their deaths. It will also fully cooperate with the investigations of the relevant government departments.
The iron gate of the unit involved was locked with iron chains, and some incense sticks and ashes were left outside the door. (Photo by Huang Weimin)
The HA replied on the 25th to add that the mothers of the two deceased in the incident are still in hospital in Kowloon Hospital and are in stable condition. According to the records, the patient was transferred to Kowloon Hospital for treatment on 5 May, and the hospital immediately referred the case to the medical social worker assigned to the hospital of the Social Welfare Department to follow up on the patient's discharge and care arrangements. The hospital then arranged training for the patient's young son and two brothers to prepare for the patient's home care after discharge.
According to records, the two deceased visited the patient at Kowloon Hospital on their own twice in mid-June and late July, during which they asked to take the patient out of the hospital, but the patient's physical condition was not suitable for discharge at that time, the medical staff refused the request, and the doctor also contacted the patient's young son several times during the patient's stay to discuss the patient's condition and follow-up arrangements. Medical staff also met with the young son of the patient last Saturday (6th) and learned that the two deceased were able to go out and buy food on their own.
The HA expressed its sadness and grief over the incident, and will do its utmost to provide appropriate treatment and support to the patient's family, and will fully cooperate with the investigation of the relevant government departments. The two deceased were re-examined at the Specialist Psychiatric Clinic of Kowloon East Hospital until 2018.
The HA replied that the mothers of the two deceased were admitted to hospital for treatment in May this year and referred to medical social workers to assist in arranging care after their discharge. She is currently in stable condition and a psychiatrist has arranged for follow-up by a psychiatrist, who will closely monitor her condition and mood changes to provide appropriate treatment and support.
The two deceased were re-examined at the Kowloon East Hospital Network Psychiatric Specialist Clinic between 2004 and 2018, which is a stable case. The two have not been seen again since February and March 2018 respectively.
A pair of fifty-year-old brothers with intellectual problems in Sau Mo Ping Estate were suspected to have starved to death at home due to the deterioration of their condition and self-care ability after stopping follow-up at an early age, coupled with the lack of care caused by their mother's hospitalization. The bodies of the two were taken to the mortuary by the servants on September 9.
The reporter of "Hong Kong 01" went to the residence of the deceased brother this morning (23rd) to learn about the situation, and the iron gate of the unit involved was locked with iron chains, and a police notice was posted, indicating that the unit was temporarily taken over by the police for investigation; Some incense sticks and ashes were left outside the door. Some neighbors said that the two deceased lived with their mother's family of three, and the mother had limited mobility and had to use crutches to enter and exit, and was admitted to the hospital a few months ago and did not appear again; The neighbor continued that the appearance of the two deceased was normal and the same, "the two brothers have a good relationship, and they hear them talking and laughing every day, and they talk and laugh with their aunt." Neighbours said they had not seen the two deceased seeking help or food from the neighbourhood in the past few months.
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