Henry Chau Hoi-leung, 31,a Hong Kong man has been found guilty of killing his parents Henry was found guilty by an 8-1 majority but his co-defendant Tse Chun-kei, 38, was found not guilty.
The court was previously told the couple lived decent lives with their two sons in Sai Ying Pun. They
did not have any enemies and were not in debt. They had followed their younger son Henry Chau to see his new home in Tai Kok Tsui that morning before they disappeared.
After a few days, the couple’s elder son Chau Hoi-ying felt strange at losing contact with his parents. But Henry Chau told his brother to wait as he heard their parents went to mainland China on a trip.
Around March 7, the elder brother decided he could not wait any longer for news of his parents. The following week, Henry Chau accompanied his brother to report their disappearance to police.
While giving a statement to police about his missing parents on March 14, Henry Chau sent Whatsapp messages inside the police station to a group of friends saying he had killed them. The South China Morning Post reports that,later that night, he met his cousin and a good friend at a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui and confessed all the details of their killing and dismemberment.
The following morning, police received a report from a member of the Whatsapp group that Henry Chau had killed the couple. They arrested Henry Chau at his home in Western district. Around the same time, another team of police went to Tse’s flat and arrested Tse.
When the police conducted a search of Tse’s flat, they found he had put part of his parents body in the fridge and microwaved or cooked some!They had been cut to pieces after they were killed by their son.
The fridges were his dead parents were found
Judge Mr Justice Michael Stuart-Moore said Henry Chau was an extremely dangerous man. He blamed everyone in the world for his troubles except himself and was a complete failure in life, he said.
The judge believed Tse had been used and bullied by others all of his life.