Date
21 July 2017
Qi (inset) is taken to hospital after she jumped from the eighth floor of the Annking Industrial Building. Photos: Ming Pao, Google Maps
Qi (inset) is taken to hospital after she jumped from the eighth floor of the Annking Industrial Building. Photos: Ming Pao, Google Maps

Suicidal jumper saved by canopies

Unhappy with her husband’s gambling, a 31-year-old woman tried to commit suicide by jumping from a building in Yuen Long.

Fortunately, she was saved by canopies protruding from the building, Ming Pao Daily reported.

At around 4 a.m. Wednesday, the woman, surnamed Qi, quarreled with her husband after seeing him gambling with friends at an office in Annking Industrial Building.

He had stayed up all night and showed no intention of going home.

Qi became emotional during the quarrel and suddenly jumped from the eighth floor of the building.

Her fall was broken by canopies on the second floor.

Qi’s husband immediately called police, and firefighters arrived to rescue her.

She was seriously injured but still conscious and was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital for treatment.

Police found the woman’s suicide note at the site.

It showed she was unhappy about her relationship with her husband.

Police investigators were treating the case as suicide.

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