Former police chief inspector Richard Cresswell at the scene of the murder near Fanling, in Hong Kong’s New Territories, on what in 1952 was a military road. Picture: Stuart Heaver

Hong Kong murder files: the British soldiers sentenced to hang for Chinese woman’s brutal 1952 killing

They were the first Europeans in post-war Hong Kong to face the hangman’s noose – two soldiers who bludgeoned a civilian to death on the way to a New Territories dance. A retired policeman delves into a shocking crime

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Former police chief inspector Richard Cresswell at the scene of the murder near Fanling, in Hong Kong’s New Territories, on what in 1952 was a military road. Picture: Stuart Heaver
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