Filipina Domestic Worker in HK Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

A 35-year-old Filipino domestic worker was found dead inside the house of her employer May 17, according to the Hong Kong Police.

In a report by Hong Kong News, a police spokeswoman said the worker was found hanging inside her employer’s flat at 26 Tin Sum Street, in Sha Tin.

“Her employer found her hanging. She used a rope,” the spokeswoman said.

“The case was reported to the police at 7: 23 a.m. A responding fireman certified that the woman was dead at the scene,” she added.

The spokeswoman said no suicide note was found and the preliminary police investigation found nothing suspicious.

“Investigators are treating this as a ‘person found hanging’ case,” she added.