Chinese model Abby Choi was found murdered in Hong Kong and her former husband and father in law are believed to be responsible. According to police reports Abby Choi was murdered and her body was dismember with her legs found in a fridge at a residence that her father in law had rented just a few weeks prior. Among the evidence found in the residence was credit cards belonging to Abby Choi, tools used to cut her up and a host of other evidence.
Along with Abby Choi former father in law her former brother in law and her former mother in law are also believed to be responsible and have been arrested. Abby Choi former husband is currently being sought by Hong Kong police. The murder is believed to be over millions of Hong Kong dollars.
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The former in-laws of 28-year-old Chinese model Abby Choi were arrested after parts of her dismembered body were found in a Hong Kong residence, police said on Saturday.
Hong Kong Police found Choi’s legs in a refrigerator inside a house in Lung Mei Village in Tai Po District on Friday. The house is believed to have been rented by the victim’s former father-in-law only a few weeks ago.
Police also found tools used to dismember human bodies, including meat grinders and chainsaws, as well as the victim’s ID, credit cards and other belongings in the home. The search for more of Choi’s limbs, including her head and torso, continues.
A total of four people, including Choi’s former in-laws and brother-in-law, were arrested in connection with the murder, police said. Police were also looking for Choi’s ex-husband, and announced an additional arrest of a man in connection with the crime Saturday night.
It’s not clear at this time if the man Hong Kong Police arrested is Choi’s ex-husband.
Authorities believe Choi had financial disputes with her ex-husband and his family involving tens of millions of Hong Kong dollars
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Four people have been arrested in connection with the death of model and influencer Abby Choi, Hong Kong police said Saturday.
Pieces of Choi’s dismembered body were found along with a meat slicer, an electric saw and clothing in a rental unit in Lung Mei Village in Tai Po on Friday, police said in a statement. Police have described her death as “murder.”
Choi, 28, was last seen near Kadoorie Hill in Kowloon City on Tuesday and the first pieces of her body were found the next day, police said in the statement. Her head, torso and hands reportedly remain missing.
The model was not identified by police in the statement but was named in reports by the South China Morning Post and CNN.
Police said in the statement that they initially had arrested two men, aged 31 and 65, in connection with the murder along with a 63-year-old woman.
In another statement, police added that a 28-year-old man was arrested in Lantau North on Saturday.
The 28-year-old suspect was identified by the South China Morning Post as Alex Kwong, Choi’s ex-husband, who was arrested around 1 p.m. with $63,698 in cash and luxury watches worth around $509,583 while attempting to flee on a speedboat.
“We believe he was trying to abscond from Hong Kong by sea when he was arrested,” Alan Chung, the police superintendent for the Kowloon West region, told the South China Morning Post.
The other suspects arrested were identified as Kwong’s brother and parents.
Choi, who had nearly 100,000 followers on Instagram, has modeled for the covers of magazines including L’Officiel Monaco and Vogue China.