Chinese immigrant Si Quey was convicted of murdering and eating children, and executed in Thailand in 1958.

Could serial child killer and cannibal Si Quey, bogeyman for Thai children, have been an innocent scapegoat?

  • The Chinese migrant was executed in 1959 for killing and eating children, and his embalmed body is displayed at a medical museum in Bangkok
  • He has been a bogeyman for Thai children for decades, but renewed interest in his case has cast some doubt on his guilt
Topic |   Crime

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Chinese immigrant Si Quey was convicted of murdering and eating children, and executed in Thailand in 1958.
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Hong Kong criminal Yip Kai-foon escaped from a hospital in 1989 while serving an 18-year prison term and was involved in a series of violent jewellery shop robberies with AK-47 assault rifles in Kwun Tong and Sham Shui Po in 1991 and 1992. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong Hello Kitty Murder: meth paranoia or product of a violent decade and the films it spawned?

  • Twenty years after abhorrent killing that capped the violent 1990s, we look at whether the rash of gang crime that preceded it was a factor in the murder
  • From Big Spender to Broken Tooth to Yip Kai-foon, triads waged gang warfare, staged armed robberies and kidnapped billionaires for ransom in Hong Kong and Macau
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Hong Kong criminal Yip Kai-foon escaped from a hospital in 1989 while serving an 18-year prison term and was involved in a series of violent jewellery shop robberies with AK-47 assault rifles in Kwun Tong and Sham Shui Po in 1991 and 1992. Photo: SCMP
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