Suspect charged in murder of Hong Kong taxi driver

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A 31-year-old man was charged with one count of murder on Friday in relation to the death of a Hong Kong taxi driver whose neck was slashed in Sai Wan.

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday outside a shop on Lamma Island, one day after he allegedly attacked the 48-year-old taxi driver at the junction of Eastern Street and Queen’s Road West.

The victim collapsed at the scene, and died shortly thereafter in Queen Mary Hospital.

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Officers searching the area discovered a bag full of bloodstained surgical masks and a meat cleaver with a 16cm blade on the rooftop of a nearby building.

The case will be mentioned at Kwun Tong Court on Saturday morning.

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