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Crime in Hong Kong

Woman charged with murder of grandson, 6, in Hong Kong love hotel

Grandmother, 52, will appear at Eastern Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday after boy was found in a coma and later certified dead in hospital

PUBLISHED : Monday, 19 March, 2018, 8:54pm
UPDATED : Monday, 19 March, 2018, 9:07pm

A grandmother was on Monday evening charged with the murder of her six-year-old grandson at a love hotel in Hong Kong.

Police were alerted shortly before 1am on Sunday that the boy had fallen into a coma at the Beverly Hotel on Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. The child was sent to hospital and later certified dead.

The woman, 52, had taken the boy on a tour of Hong Kong Island and checked into the hotel on Saturday afternoon. She was arrested on Sunday.

The case is to be mentioned at Eastern Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday.