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.
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