Two men arrested in connection with murder in Ta Kwu Ling


     Police are investigating a murder in Ta Kwu Ling in which a 51-year-old man died.

     On September 5, Police received a report from a woman that she lost contact with her 51-year-old husband.

     Upon investigation, Police arrested two men, aged 64 and 29 respectively, in Sheung Shui yesterday (September 14). They were in suspected connection with the missing of the 51-year-old man. Police found the 51-year-old man lying on a slope near Ping Yuen Road, Ta Kwu Ling today (September 15). The man sustained injuries on his chest and was certified dead at scene.

     Initial investigation revealed that the arrestees were suspected to have attacked the deceased with a sharp-edged object.

     A holding charge will be laid against the arrestees jointly with one count of murder. The case will be mentioned at Fanling Magistrates’ Courts tomorrow (September 16) afternoon.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the causes of the deceased.

     Active follow-up action by the Regional Crime Unit of New Territories North is underway. Police do not rule out the possibility that more arrests will be made.