On-Yu Choy

Name: On-Yu Choy.
Died: June 25, 2014.
Age at death: 15.
Cause of death: Homicide (Stabbed).
Location: Yuen Long, Hong Kong, China.

On-Yu lived with his brother and parents. He was autistic and had trouble communicating.

With his mother gone to the Chinese mainland on a business trip, On-yu’s father killed him by stabbing him more than 100 times with a pair of kitchen knives. The killer reasoned that “if he is gone, the whole family will have peace”.

On-yu had a ten-year-old brother, who was not home at the time and was not hurt.

The killer pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to four years in prison.

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