Human remains, including a skull and ribs found in a cooking pot and legs found in a refrigerator in Hong Kong, belonged to model Abby Choi, it has been confirmed.
DNA testing has confirmed that the grim find in a house in the suburb of Lung Mei Tsuen belonged to Ms. Choi’s body parts. South China Morning Mail.
Officials also believe a hole in the back of her skull shows where she was hit during the deadly attack.
Investigators are still urgently searching a number of locations for Ms. Choi’s torso and hands as the investigation into the grisly murder continues.
A seventh person has been arrested in connection with the murder, on suspicion of aiding a perpetrator.
DNA testing has confirmed that the legs and skull found in a fridge and soup pot in a suburban home belong to Hong Kong model Abby Choi (pictured)
The 29-year-old woman from Hong Kong was arrested in Shenzhen, mainland China, on Tuesday and reportedly handed over to police at a border checkpoint.
The suspect is charged with organizing a boat to help murder suspect Alex Kwong flee the city.
Kwong, 28, Choi’s ex-husband, along with his father Kwong Kau and his brother Anthony Kwong, was charged with the murder of Ms. Choi.
They were charged after police found her remains in a house rented by Kwong Kau in a suburb of Hong Kong, near the border with China.
Alex Kwong’s mother, Jenny Li, faces one charge of perverting the course of justice. All four were held without bail.
They have not yet submitted their pleas and it appears that their lawyers have not commented on the case to the media. The hearing was postponed to May.
On Thursday, according to local media, the police also arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of complicity with a perpetrator.
Another woman who was arrested for allegedly aiding other suspects in the case has been released on bail pending further inquiries, police said.
Ms. Choi’s ex-husband Alex Kwong, his father Kwong Kau and his brother Anthony Kwong were charged with the model’s murder. Alex Kwong’s mother, Jenny Li, faces one charge of perverting the course of justice. Pictured: One of the suspects is led to court late Sunday by police officers
She would have had an affair with the ex-husband’s father, the police said earlier.
Ms. Choi, 28, who had more than 100,000 followers on Instagram, disappeared on February 21, according to a later filed report with the Hong Kong police.
Her last post was on February 19, featuring a photoshoot she had done with fashion magazine L’Officiel Monaco.
Ms Choi had financial disputes involving tens of millions of Hong Kong dollars (millions of pounds) with her ex-husband and his family, police said, adding that “some people” were unhappy with the way Ms Choi handled her finances.
The socialite’s mother has sought a court order to bar her daughter’s former father-in-law from selling a HK$73 million (US$9.4 million) luxury apartment Ms Choi allegedly bought under his name
And today it has emerged that the socialite’s mother has applied for an injunction to bar her daughter’s former father-in-law from selling a HK$73 million (US$9.4 million) luxury flat that Ms Choi is allegedly under his name. had bought.
Cheung Yin-fa filed a summons to the Supreme Court to bar 65-year-old Kwong Kau from selling the luxury flat in Ho Man Tin’s exclusive Kadoorie Hill neighborhood.
Ms. Choi was a model and influencer who shared her glamorous life of photo shoots and fashion shows. She had just attended a Dior show during Paris Fashion Week when she went missing, and posted a photo of herself dressed in a tulle floor-length dress.
Abby Choi’s legs were found by police officers in a household refrigerator on Friday after she went missing. Her ex-husband and three of his relatives have been charged
Ms. Choi had been missing for several days when police found her dismembered body, including her legs in a refrigerator, at the house in Lung Mei Tsuen, a suburban part of Hong Kong, about 30 minutes’ drive from the border with mainland China.
Ms. Choi had been missing for several days when police found her dismembered body, including her legs in a refrigerator, at the house in Lung Mei Tsuen, a suburban part of Hong Kong, about a 30-minute drive from the border with mainland China .
Ms Choi’s boyfriend, Bernard Cheng, previously said he initially thought she had been kidnapped.
Mr. Cheng said that Ms. Choi had very good relations with her relatives and would travel with the families of her current and former husbands.
Ms. Choi’s current father-in-law is one of the founders of one of the city’s famous noodle chains, local newspaper The Standard reported.
Ms. Choi had been missing for several days when police found her dismembered body, including her legs in a refrigerator, at the house, which is about a 30-minute drive from the border with mainland China.
Ms. Choi, 28, was a model and influencer who shared her glamorous life of photo shoots and fashion shows with over 100,000 followers on Instagram. Dressed in a tulle floor-length dress, she had just attended a Dior show at Paris Fashion Week (pictured)
Her ex-partner was arrested after him on suspicion of murder was found at Tung Chung Pier on Lantau Island.
Superintendent Alan Chung said at the time that the dismemberment had been carried out by “cold-blooded killers.”
“Police have also discovered that the flat has been meticulously controlled by cold-blooded killers,” he said.
“Tools used to dismember human bodies were found in the flat, including meat grinders, chainsaws, long raincoats, gloves and masks.”
The gruesome murder has left many in Hong Kong, across the border in mainland China and around the world transfixed.