Aviation police chief dies in hospital

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Photo courtesy of Aviation Police Bureau

Photo courtesy of Aviation Police Bureau

Taipei, Jan. 9 (CNA) Huang Jung-ching (黃榮清), chief of the Aviation Police Bureau under the National Police Agency, died in a Taipei hospital Tuesday.

Huang, who was appointed head of the aviation bureau in July 2017, had apparently been diagnosed with cancer late last year, according to a the Aviation Police Bureau.

The aviation authority issued a statement late Tuesday saying that the bureau had been aware of Huang's death since that morning, but wanted to wait for an appropriate time to make an announcement, out of respect for his family.

A graduate of the Department of Public Safety at Central Police University, Huang had held numerous law enforcement positions in a number of divisions before his promotion to aviation police chief last year.

His friends and law enforcement colleagues have extended their deepest condolences to his family, the statement said.

According to the aviation bureau, Huang's remains will be transported to Kaohsiung at the request of his family, which has decided to hold his funeral there on Jan. 23.

(By Chiu Chun-chin and Ko Lin)

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