Hong Kong News

Nonpartisan, Noncommercial, unconstrained.
Thursday, Apr 25, 2024

Abby Choi murder: who are the suspects linked to killing of Hong Kong model?

Abby Choi murder: who are the suspects linked to killing of Hong Kong model?

Seven suspects have been arrested so far in connection with the murder of Choi.

Villagers and rural officials in Lung Mei Tsuen held a funeral ritual for slain model Abby Choi Tin-fung on Friday, after Hong Kong police found some of her body parts inside a three-storey house in the area about two weeks ago.

Despite multiple sweeping searches by the force at a cemetery, a landfill site and in sewage, the 28-year-old’s torso and hands are still missing.

Rural officials and villagers from Lung Mei Tsuen hold a Taoist ceremony for slain model Abby Choi.

The high-profile case came to light on February 24. Officers found two pots containing a skull and several ribs, meat cleavers, a hammer, face shields, black raincoats and a purple handbag that belonged to Choi in the ground-floor flat of the three-storey house. Two legs were also found in a refrigerator.

Seven suspects have been arrested so far in connection with the murder of Choi. Defendants will return to Kowloon City Court on May 8, when all cases linked to the incident will be heard. Police have not ruled out further arrests in the case.

Here are the individuals who have been arrested and charged over their suspected roles in the gruesome case, as well as the allegations against them. Police have not ruled out further arrests in the case.

1. Kwong Kau, 65, Choi’s former father-in-law

At the centre of the case is a HK$73 million flat in the exclusive Kadoorie Hill neighbourhood purchased under his name. The retiree has been charged over the murder and is currently remanded in custody.

Kwong Kau, 65, Choi’s former father-in-law.

2. Alex Kwong Kong-chi, 28, Choi’s former husband

The model’s ex-husband has been charged over the murder. Kwong, who claimed to be jobless, has been remanded in custody.

Alex Kwong, 28, Choi’s former husband

3. Anthony Kwong Kong-kit, 31, Choi’s former brother-in-law

Choi’s chauffeur, who has been charged over the murder and has been remanded in custody.

4. Jenny Li Sui-heung, 63, Choi’s former mother-in-law

She has been charged over perverting the course of justice in the case and is currently remanded in custody.

Li was accused of destroying evidence against her during a police investigation on February 23, a day before the discovery of Choi’s body parts.

(L-R) Abby Choi’s former mother-in-law Jenny Li and former brother-in-law Anthony Kwong.

5. A 47-year-old woman, surnamed Ng

Arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting a murder suspect, Ng is so far the only suspect who has not been charged in the case.

Ng, who worked as a masseuse, is Kwong Kau’s alleged lover and had been in a relationship with him for about six months. She was accused of helping him rent the ground-floor flat of the village house, and was also suspected of helping Alex Kwong evade police.

According to the force, Ng last month allegedly rented a luxury flat in West Kowloon’s Arch Sky Tower development to hide Choi’s ex-husband.

She was released on bail, pending further investigation.

6. Lam Shun, 41

A yacht rental agent, he has been charged over assisting an offender with intent to impede his apprehension or prosecution.

He has been accused of organising the attempted escape of Choi’s ex-husband to Macau on February 24 for a sum of HK$300,000.

Yacht rental agent Lam Shun.

He was released on a HK$50,000 bail, barred from leaving the city and ordered to surrender his travel documents. He must also report to police twice a week and tell officers about any change of address.

7. Irene Pun Hau-yin, 29

She has been charged with assisting an offender with intent to impede his apprehension or prosecution

Pun, who claimed to be jobless, had allegedly arranged for a yacht to help Choi’s ex-husband flee to Macau “knowing or believing him to be guilty of the offence of [murder]”.

Irene Pun appears at Kowloon City Court.

She was arrested by mainland Chinese authorities on Tuesday and handed over to local police on the same day.

Pun had secured bail of HK$50,000 but was told to observe a travel ban, surrender all relevant documents, report to police twice a week and notify the force about any change of address.


Related Articles

Hong Kong News
It's always the people with the dirty hands pointing their fingers
Paper straws found to contain long-lasting and potentially toxic chemicals - study
FTX's Bankman-Fried headed for jail after judge revokes bail
Blackrock gets half a trillion dollar deal to rebuild Ukraine
Steve Jobs' Son Launches Venture Capital Firm With $200 Million For Cancer Treatments
Google reshuffles Assistant unit, lays off some staffers, to 'supercharge' products with A.I.
End of Viagra? FDA approved a gel against erectile dysfunction
UK sanctions Russians judges over dual British national Kara-Murza's trial
US restricts visa-free travel for Hungarian passport holders because of security concerns
America's First New Nuclear Reactor in Nearly Seven Years Begins Operations
Southeast Asia moves closer to economic unity with new regional payments system
Political leader from South Africa, Julius Malema, led violent racist chants at a massive rally on Saturday
Today Hunter Biden’s best friend and business associate, Devon Archer, testified that Joe Biden met in Georgetown with Russian Moscow Mayor's Wife Yelena Baturina who later paid Hunter Biden $3.5 million in so called “consulting fees”
'I am not your servant': IndiGo crew member, passenger get into row over airline meal
Singapore Carries Out First Execution of a Woman in Two Decades Amid Capital Punishment Debate
Spanish Citizenship Granted to Iranian chess player who removed hijab
US Senate Republican Mitch McConnell freezes up, leaves press conference
Speaker McCarthy says the United States House of Representatives is getting ready to impeach Joe Biden.
San Francisco car crash
This camera man is a genius
3D ad in front of Burj Khalifa
Next level gaming
BMW driver…
Google testing journalism AI. We are doing it already 2 years, and without Google biased propoganda and manipulated censorship
Unlike illegal imigrants coming by boats - US Citizens Will Need Visa To Travel To Europe in 2024
Musk announces Twitter name and logo change to X.com
The politician and the journalist lost control and started fighting on live broadcast.
The future of sports
Unveiling the Black Hole: The Mysterious Fate of EU's Aid to Ukraine
Farewell to a Music Titan: Tony Bennett, Renowned Jazz and Pop Vocalist, Passes Away at 96
Alarming Behavior Among Florida's Sharks Raises Concerns Over Possible Cocaine Exposure
Transgender Exclusion in Miss Italy Stirs Controversy Amidst Changing Global Beauty Pageant Landscape
Joe Biden admitted, in his own words, that he delivered what he promised in exchange for the $10 million bribe he received from the Ukraine Oil Company.
TikTok Takes On Spotify And Apple, Launches Own Music Service
Global Trend: Using Anti-Fake News Laws as Censorship Tools - A Deep Dive into Tunisia's Scenario
Arresting Putin During South African Visit Would Equate to War Declaration, Asserts President Ramaphosa
Hacktivist Collective Anonymous Launches 'Project Disclosure' to Unearth Information on UFOs and ETIs
Typo sends millions of US military emails to Russian ally Mali
Server Arrested For Theft After Refusing To Pay A Table's $100 Restaurant Bill When They Dined & Dashed
The Changing Face of Europe: How Mass Migration is Reshaping the Political Landscape
China Urges EU to Clarify Strategic Partnership Amid Trade Tensions
The Last Pour: Anchor Brewing, America's Pioneer Craft Brewer, Closes After 127 Years
Democracy not: EU's Digital Commissioner Considers Shutting Down Social Media Platforms Amid Social Unrest
Sarah Silverman and Renowned Authors Lodge Copyright Infringement Case Against OpenAI and Meta
Why Do Tech Executives Support Kennedy Jr.?
The New York Times Announces Closure of its Sports Section in Favor of The Athletic
BBC Anchor Huw Edwards Hospitalized Amid Child Sex Abuse Allegations, Family Confirms
Florida Attorney General requests Meta CEO's testimony on company's platforms' alleged facilitation of illicit activities
The Distorted Mirror of actual approval ratings: Examining the True Threat to Democracy Beyond the Persona of Putin
40,000 child slaves in Congo are forced to work in cobalt mines so we can drive electric cars.