Filipina Domestic Worker Hanged Herself in Employer’s Apartment

A Filipina domestic worker in Hong Kong committed suicide over the weekend. She hanged herself inside her employer’s apartment. She was found by her employer with a towel around her neck. No suicide note was found.

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Filipina Hangs Herself in Employer’s Flat in Hong Kong

In a report by Hong Kong News, the police identified the 37-year-old Filipina as “Elen” and she found hanging with a towel at 11 Hoi Fai Road.

The spokesman for Police Public Relations Branch said she was found hanging with a towel around her neck inside her room in her employer’s flat on November 2, 2019.

Her employer called the police at about 10:35 am after seeing her.

Investigators and emergency response team were able to bring her to the Kwong Wah hospital in Yau Ma Tei but she later died t 11:10 am.

There was also no suicide note found. A police official said their initial investigation saw nothing suspicious surrounding the death of the Filipina but assured that an autopsy will still be conducted.

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