Abby Choi

Missing Head of Rising Fashion Model Found in Soup Pot, ‘Boiled’ Down to the Skull: Reports

Numerous people are behind bars after the body parts of a rising fashion model, Abby Choi, were found in an apartment in a village district in Hong Kong.

According to The Times, the head of Choi, 28, was found in a soup pot inside a Lung Mei apartment, in the Tai Po village. Her former husband, Alex Kwong, 28, along with his brother and father, have been arrested in connection with her death and charged with murder.

Two other people, identified as Kwong’s mother, along with his father’s girlfriend, were also arrested, as CrimeOnline previously reported. Kwong’s mother has been charged with “perverting the course of justice,” while the girlfriend allegedly helped Kwong evade police capture.

Choi disappeared on Tuesday and within days, police found a pair of severed legs in a refrigerator at the apartment. They also found two cooking pots with human tissue inside.

One of the pots reportedly contained Choi’s head, which had been boiled down to the skull. A medical examiner said a large hole was found in the back of the skull, above the right eye, which could have been caused by a hard object.

“When we found the two pots of soup at the scene, one of the pots measuring 50cm deep and 40cm in diameter, was almost full and covered with thick fat, some green radishes and carrots and meat believed to be human flesh,” Police Superintendent of the Kowloon West Regional Crime Unit, Alex Chung, said.


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Although a medical examiner said dental records will positively identify if the body parts were of Choi, police believe it to be her. Chung said on Friday that Choi’s belongings, including an ID card and a credit card, were found in the residence, near the body parts, New York Post reports.

Police said an electric saw and meat grinder were also found in the apartment.

“The suspects covered the walls of the flat with a sail, and they put on face shields and raincoats so that they would not get bloodstained by dismembering the body,” Chung added.

The defendants allegedly killed Choi over a Kadoorie Hill luxury property. Choi reportedly funded the purchase, then had financial disputes with her ex-husband over the $12 million property after she made plans to sell it.

Chung added that other disputes involving money likely played a factor in the incident.

“We believe the victim and her ex-husband’s family had many financial disputes involving huge sums,” Chung said. “Someone was dissatisfied with how the victim handled her assets, which became a motive to kill.”

Choi, according to AP News, was the mother of two children, ages 10 and 8, that she had with Kwong. She had two younger children with her current husband, Chris Tram.

The story is developing. Check back for updates.

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