HONG KONG — A Hong Kong college professor was charged together with his spouse’s homicide on Wednesday, a day after her decomposing physique was discovered inside a suitcase in his campus workplace, studies stated. Hong Kong College mechanical engineering affiliate professor Cheung Kie-chung was taken away by police on Tuesday, in keeping with the South China Morning Put up and different information media.
Cheung, 53, had reported that his 52-year-old spouse walked out after an argument on Aug. 17. She was believed to have been lifeless for a number of days when her physique was discovered Tuesday dressed solely in her underwear with an electrical wire round her neck suggesting strangulation, Singapore’s Straits Instances newspaper reported.
The Put up stated a autopsy examination was being carried out to establish the precise reason for demise.
Regardless of Cheung’s declare, there was no safety digital camera footage displaying his spouse, who was not named within the studies, leaving the dormitory the place she lived along with her husband and an grownup daughter and son. He was later seen leaving with a picket field, the studies stated, including that the suitcase containing the physique had been encased inside a sealed picket field.
Cheung’s arrest got here days after the beginning of the trial in Hong Kong ofand daughter by inserting a leaking yoga ball crammed with lethal carbon monoxide of their automotive.
Malaysian citizen Khaw Kim-sun, 53, was allegedly having an affair and had grow to be estranged from his spouse and 4 youngsters, though they continued to reside collectively. Khaw, who has pleaded not responsible, was arrested in September.
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