68 year old man who keeps his wife’s body for 30 days is charged for preventing lawful burial of a body

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28th April 2019 – (Hong Kong)  The 68 year old man who kept his 64 year old wife’s body in bed next to him for 30 days at Kwun Tong Garden Estate was charged officially for preventing lawful burial of a body at 9pm yesterday.

The couple lived in Ngau Tau Kok area for over 20 years and neighbours always saw them going out together. A few residents actually lodged a complaint about the strong stench to the security officer but he could not trace the source until yesterday.