Suicidal Hong Kong mother pleads guilty to drugging, then strangling son to death

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A suicidal Hong Kong woman has admitted to killing her 23-year-old son by strangling him with a USB cable after drugging him with sleeping pills because she believed he would not be able to financially support himself after her death.Primary school janitor Chiu Lai-ha, 57, on Friday pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility, after psychiatric experts found that she was suffering from a major depressive disorder that substantially impaired her judgment and reasoning at the time…

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