Date
28 June 2017
The body of the Indonesian maid was found near a planter on the ground floor of Shun Tin Estate in Sau Mau Ping. Photo: Google Maps
The body of the Indonesian maid was found near a planter on the ground floor of Shun Tin Estate in Sau Mau Ping. Photo: Google Maps

Indonesian helper falls to death

A 42-year-old Indonesian domestic helper died on Monday morning after falling from a high-rise public housing estate in Sau Mau Ping, Apple Daily reports.

She fell from an upper-floor flat in Tin Yiu House in Shun Tin Estate. Police said she committed suicide.

Her body was found near a planter on the ground floor at 7 a.m.

Investigators who talked to her employer said the woman was not cleaning any windows.

It is believed that she sufferered from emotional stress due to family problems.

The actual cause of her death will be determined after an autopsy is completed, police said.

EJ Insight supports efforts to help people deal with depression and related issues. Here is the 24-hour multilingual suicide prevention hotline of The Samaritans: +852 2896 0000 (or email jo@samaritans.org.hk).

– Contact us at english@hkej.com

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