Hong Kong son confessed to killing and sawing up parents, friend tells court

The friend of a Hong Kong man accused of killing and dismembering his parents claims the 31-year-old confessed to sawing the bodies into pieces and packing them into lunch boxes.

Chan Sing-yiu, who has known defendant Henry Chau since they were kids, told Hong Kong’s Court of First Instance yesterday that Chau confessed to killing his parents, Chau Wing-kei, 65, and mother Siu Yuet-yee, 63, on March 14, 2013, nearly two weeks after they died on March 1.

Chan said he believes Chau was looking for redemption when he told him how he drew blood from the bodies with a syringe, used a knife and saw to cut them into pieces, and employed chemicals to get rid of the smell in his Tai Kok Tsui flat.

Chan also claims Chau, and his alleged accomplice Tse Chun-kei, 37, were planning to discard of smaller body parts in lunch boxes and throw bigger body parts into the sea, reports the SCMP.

Chau and Tse both deny murder. The case continues.

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