Filipino Man Commits Suicide in HK

A Filipino man was found hanging inside his apartment in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok district on Sunday, according to Asia Times citing Oriental Daily.

The 42-year-old man was found lifeless by his girlfriend.

Police authorities did not suspect foul play, the report said.

Earlier that day, the man’s a 27-year-old Filipina girlfriend, a Hong Kong identity card holder, returned to the apartment on 913 Canton Road in Mong Kok where she found her boyfriend had hung himself in the kitchen using dog leashes.

The woman untied the leashes and called police. Police and paramedics arrived and sent the man to Kwong Wah Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police officers could not find a suicide note and after an initial investigation ruled out foul play. It was understood the man had work and relationship problems and police will investigate the cause of his death.