HKU associate professor Cheung Kie-chung (face covered) is accused of murdering his wife Chan Wai-man. Photo: Dickson Lee HKU associate professor Cheung Kie-chung (face covered) is accused of murdering his wife Chan Wai-man. Photo: Dickson Lee
HKU associate professor Cheung Kie-chung (face covered) is accused of murdering his wife Chan Wai-man. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong professor accused of murdering wife sparked police suspicions while moving heavy wooden box out of flat, court hears

  • HKU professor Cheung Kie-chung initially said box contained beach activity items, but later told police it stored metal parts for a robotics competition
  • Discrepancy prompted officers to move missing-person case to crime unit, leading to the discovery of wife’s body inside the box

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
HKU associate professor Cheung Kie-chung (face covered) is accused of murdering his wife Chan Wai-man. Photo: Dickson Lee HKU associate professor Cheung Kie-chung (face covered) is accused of murdering his wife Chan Wai-man. Photo: Dickson Lee
HKU associate professor Cheung Kie-chung (face covered) is accused of murdering his wife Chan Wai-man. Photo: Dickson Lee
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