Murder in Western Division

     Police today (August 28) arrested a 53-year-old man in suspected connection with a murder case happened in Western Division, in which his 53-year-old wife died.

     Police received a report on August 20 from the man that his wife was missing after she was last seen in the small hours on August 17.

     Upon investigation, Police found a dead body inside a wooden box in an office on Pok Fu Lam Road in Western Division this afternoon. The neck of the deceased was tied by an electric wire. The deceased was suspected to be the missing woman. The 53-year-old man is arrested for murder and is being detained for further enquiries.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.

     Active investigation by the Regional Crime Unit of Hong Kong Island is underway.

Ends/Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Issued at HKT 23:40