Hong Kong News Anchor Kelvin Tang Leaps to Death from High Rise Building the Morning Before ChristmasPosted: December 24, 2015 | |
The late kelvin tang – photo source: hkVCRBase group @ 24dec 2015
Senior television journalist Kelvin Tang King-fai, once dubbed as Hong Kong’s ‘News Prince’, fell to his death the day before Christmas.
Senior television journalist Kelvin Tang King-fai, once dubbed as Hong Kong’s “News Prince”, fell to his death the day before Christmas.
Police said officers received a report at 7.12 am on Thursday that a man had fallen from a residential building on Tai Yue Avenue in Tai Koo Shing, Quarry Bay. The man was unconscious when paramedics arrived and he was brought to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
It’s not known if he jumped.
He was identified later as Tang, 51, a senior news anchor for Digital Broadcasting Corporation.
Tang graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism in the 1980s. He joined KTSF Television in San Francisco in the United States after graduation and returned to Hong Kong in 1992 to join Asia Television.
He was a highly popular anchor for the station and a household name during the 1990s. He left ATV in 2000 and joined TVB before going to DBC