Hong Kong police have arrested a man for allegedly murdering his girlfriend after he was caught with her body, which was wrapped in cardboard and a quilt, on a street in Yuen Long on Friday morning.
Police received a report at around 6 a.m. on Friday that a man was hauling a wheel board with what appeared to be a human-shaped object on it near a gas station on Tin Ha Road. According to local media, a passer-by said she became suspicious and called the police after spotting a pair of legs protruding from the pile.
The Force said officers intercepted a 25-year-old man at the scene and found a female body after unfolding the cardboard and quilt on the wheel board. She had suffered from a head injury and was certified dead at the scene. Her head was wrapped in plastic wrap, while her hands and legs were tied, police said.
The case was listed as murder and was passed on to the Yuen Long Crime Unit for investigation.
Police said the suspect claimed the victim was his girlfriend. Local media cited sources as saying that the suspect and the victim were also former colleagues.
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