Yu Hau-ching

No PhotoName: Yu Hau-ching.
Died: December 11, 2022.
Age at death: 47.
Cause of death: Bludgeoning; head injury.
Location: Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong, China.
Disability: Chronic illness, bedridden.

Yu’s parents allegedly bludgeoned her to death with a hammer. Police say that the motive for the killing was the “unbearable pressure” of taking care of her.

Case Status:
Leung Yuet-mei (Mother), charged with murder.
Yu Ping (Father), charged with murder.

Hong Kong elderly couple arrested over suspected murder of ill daughter, 47
Elderly couple charged with killing ill daughter with hammer
Hong Kong elderly couple charged with murdering chronically ill daughter

Yat-ming Lai

No PhotoName: Yat-ming Lai.
Died: September 2, 2022.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Beating.
Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Disability: Developmental disability.

Yat-ming was found dead, his body covered in bruises.

Case Status:
Shing-tai Lai (Mother), charged with murder.
His aunt, charged with child neglect.

Mother of murdered 5 year old boy was remanded in a mental health facility in Hong Kong

81-year-old woman

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: August 4, 2022.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Unspecified homicide.
Location: To Kwa Wan, Hong Kong.
Disability: Chronic kidney disease.

This 81-year-old woman was found dead in her bed. Police saw that her intubation tube had been cut open, and arrested her husband on suspicion of having killed her.

Case Status:
Her husband, age 86, charged with manslaughter.

Hong Kong man, 86, in suspected manslaughter case after wife dies in hospital
Man, 86, arrested for manslaughter in death of 81-year-old sick wife at To Kwa Wan home


No PhotoTam (Family name unknown).
Died: April 24, 2021.
Age at death: 85.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: North Point, Hong Kong.
Disability: Parkinson’s disease.

Tam, age 85, was killed by her husband, who then killed himself. The case was initially thought to be a double suicide before evidence came to light that Tam had been murdered.

Case status:
Yung (Husband); deceased. Ruled murder-suicide.

Hong Kong police reclassify case to murder-suicide after evidence suggests elderly man might have killed his chronically ill wife before hanging himself
Tragic couple end struggle in death pact