4 members of the identical household charged in reference to the ugly killing of Hong Kong mannequin Abby Choi appeared in courtroom Monday, after police stated they discovered what are believed to be components of her dismembered physique, public broadcaster RTHK reported.
Choi’s ex-husband Alex Kwong, 28, his brother Anthony, 31, and their father, Kwong Kau, 65, are charged together with her homicide. Alex Kwong’s mom Jenny Li, 63, is charged with perverting the course of justice, RTHK reported.
All 4 have been denied bail, the Kowloon Metropolis Magistrates’ Court docket dominated Monday, based on RTHK. They’re but to enter a plea.
On Sunday, investigators recognized a cranium, a number of ribs and hair, believed to be Choi’s stays, in a big stainless-steel soup pot, police stated. Different physique components, together with Choi’s torso and arms, stay lacking.
It follows a police investigation that started Wednesday after Choi, 28, was reported lacking. Two days later, components of her physique have been discovered at a home within the metropolis’s Tai Po district, police stated. A meat slicer, an electrical noticed, and a few clothes have been additionally discovered on the house, police stated.
Choi’s ex-husband was arrested on Saturday at a ferry pier on one of many metropolis’s outlying islands, police stated. His brother and fogeys have been arrested on Friday.
A fifth suspect, a 47-year previous lady, was arrested on Sunday in reference to the case, police stated.
Choi, a mannequin and social media influencer with greater than 100,000 followers on Instagram, lately appeared because the digital cowl mannequin for luxurious journal L’Officiel Monaco and attended this yr’s Paris Vogue Week.
The case gripped town over the weekend as grisly particulars of the investigation dominated headlines in native media and hundreds of individuals left condolences on Choi’s social media accounts.
The courtroom adjourned the case till Might 8 to permit for additional police investigation, RTHK reported.