April 13, 2016
The main Hong Kong suspect and two others wanted in the “concrete coffin” murder case after they fled to Taiwan are expected to be deported today amid unprecedented cooperation.
The arrest of the main suspect, Tsang Cheung-yan, 26, and two other men came after the fourth suspect – Tsang’s 18-year-old girlfriend, named Ho – reported to Taiwan police on Sunday as she feared for her safety.
The case came to light in March when police found the decomposing body of Cheung Man-li, 28, in a cement-filled wooden box in a converted residential unit of an industrial building in Tsuen Wan.
Cheung, who was jobless, had been reported missing earlier last month.
He had been demanding repayment of a HK$1 million debt, which he borrowed from his family for his friends.
Tsang was living in the unit.
Taiwanese police said Ho, whose nickname is “Little Grass,” went to a police station accompanied by a male friend in Taipei on Sunday evening to report a missing passport and her visa expiring. Police questioning led to her revealing her identity and the case being uncovered. [FULL STORY]