Hong Kong, (EFE).- The Hong Kong Police arrested at least four people for the murder of the popular local model Abby Choi after finding parts of her dismembered corpse in a rental house on the outskirts of the city.
Security forces arrested Alex Kwong, the victim’s ex-husband, this Saturday while he was on a pier on one of Hong Kong’s outlying islands.
The detainee was already in search and capture for his involvement in a gold scam valued at about 5 million Hong Kong dollars (603,000 euros, 636,000 dollars).
Kwong’s parents and brother were also arrested, whom the police continue to question while they search for the rest of the body of the 28-year-old model who was reported missing last Wednesday.
Two days after the disappearance, the authorities found the woman’s legs in a refrigerator in a house recently rented by her ex-father-in-law, whom the investigation points to as the mastermind of the plot to assassinate her because of a dispute over a property valued at millions of dollars. dollars, according to the local press.
Police, who sent dozens of officers and even a scuba diving team to search for Choi’s head, hands and other parts of his body, seized a meat slicer, an electric saw and some clothing allegedly related to the home. the case.
Choi, who had almost 100,000 followers on Instagram, had become internationally known as a model, even participating in Elie Saab’s spring-summer 2023 haute couture show in Paris and recently appearing on the digital cover of the luxury magazine ‘ L’Officiel Monaco’.
The authorities indicated that Choi’s two children and her ex-husband will remain in the custody of the model’s mother.