Parents And Their 7-Year-Old Son Were Found Dead In An Apparent Suicide Pact

A suicide note indicated that they were in financial trouble after losing money from investments.

The bodies of a 42-year-old man, a 40-year-old woman, and their 7-year-old son were found in their Hong Kong home on Monday, 25 February

Firefighters discovered the victims after receiving a call from the family's foreign domestic helper at about 8.25pm.

She was worried that there was a gas leak after noticing an odd odour when she returned to the rented flat, South China Morning Post reported.

The bodies of the three family members were found together on a bed

Prescription drugs and burnt charcoal were found in the room where their bodies were discovered.

According to a suicide note left by the couple, they were in financial trouble after losing money from investments

Police revealed that their bodies had no apparent wounds and there were no signs of ransacking in the home.

According to The Star, autopsies will be performed on the family.

This is the second murder and suicide case in a Hong Kong household in three days.

Suicide is never the option.
If you or anyone you know may be at risk of suicide, please call these Malaysian hotlines:

1. ALL WOMEN'S ACTION SOCIETY (AWAM) - TELENITA
Address: 85, Jalan 21/1, Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Contact: +603-7877 0224 | Website

2. BEFRIENDERS 
Address: 95 Jalan Templer, 46000, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Contact: +603-7956 8144 | +603-7956 8145 | [email protected] | Website

3. DBKL TELECOUNSELLING
Address: Tingkat 1, Menara DBKL, Jalan Raja Laut 50350 Kuala Lumpur.
Contact: 1800-88-2600 | 03-26179905

4. TALIAN NUR
Contact: 15999 | [email protected]

5. WOMEN'S AID ORGANISATION (WAO)
Contact: +03-7956 3488 |[email protected] | Website

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