China | Girlfriend, 2 men arrested over murder of missing British teacher in China

Girlfriend, 2 men arrested over murder of missing British teacher in China

April 15, 2016 5:09 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From AFP)

The girlfriend of a British lecturer has been arrested with two men over his murder in southern China, Chinese police said Friday, with local media reporting he was dismembered after he was killed.

The Sheung Yue river runs along the border between Hong Kong (L) and Shenzhen in southern China
The Sheung Yue river runs along the border between Hong Kong (L) and Shenzhen in southern China

Hilary Bower, 60, who taught at a university in Hong Kong, was murdered over an “emotional dispute”, mainland Chinese police said, as media reports painted a complex picture of his love life involving several women.

The English language lecturer had been missing for more than three weeks after he was last seen on March 21 at a border point between Hong Kong and the neighbouring southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, where he is reported to have lived.

Hong Kong police said earlier this week that Bower had been killed on the mainland, “possibly” murdered. Read More

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