Date
19 January 2017
Muhammad is carried by lifeguards and paramedics after he was found unresponsive off Shek O Beach. Photos: flickr/Sarah K Moore, Apple Daily
Muhammad is carried by lifeguards and paramedics after he was found unresponsive off Shek O Beach. Photos: flickr/Sarah K Moore, Apple Daily

Autopsy report pending on Pakistani teen found off Shek O Beach

A Pakistani teenager who disappeared during a family picnic in Shek O Beach on Sunday was found unconscious in the water hours later.

Paramedics tried to revive Muhammad, 19, before rushing him to hospital where he was certified dead.

Muhammad’s father, a former Hong Kong policemen, reported him missing after he failed to return from a swim.

Lifeguards found the teen floating near a buoy several meters from the shore, according to Apple Daily.

Muhammad apparently could swim and his parents said he was in good health. 

An autopsy report is pending.   

– Contact us at [email protected]

TL/AC/RA

EJI Weekly Newsletter