Dismemberment model Abby People who were with Choi just weeks ago are still haunted by her plight. model The savagery was shocking killedThe Post learned this.
Choi, 28 years old, whose badly damaged remains were found in pots and refrigerators within a suburb Hong Kong residence on Friday, has previously told her 100,000+ Instagram followers of her latest modeling achievement: being featured as the cover girl for a luxury fashion magazine.
“From Hong Kong to the cover of L’Officiel Monaco, my journey as a style icon continues,” Choi posted on Feb. 15.
Choi made an immediate impression on the crew just weeks prior at the L’Officiel Monaco photo shoot in Paris — including hairstylist Yohann Jouvanceau, who said he’s still struggling to process the young model’s macabre demise.
“I will admit that I have a little difficulty in realizing the … hard reality of this story, and I often think of Abby,” Jouvanceau told The Post on Tuesday as investigators scoured a landfill for Choi’s missing body parts.
“Her death is more tragic because … there is no worse than what happened to her,” The French hairdresser continued.
Authorities suspect Choi’s unemployed ex-husband, Alex Kwong, and his family killed She was reportedly in control of a house in Ho Man Tin’s exclusive Kadoorie Hill neighbourhood. It is believed to be worth several million dollars.
According to South China Morning Post, a police source said Choi had bought the place in the name of her former father-in-law, Kwong Kau, and was planning to sell it — allegedly to his dismay.
Choi’s chauffeur and former brother-in-law, Anthony Kwong Kong-kit, was allegedly supposed to drive the model To pick up her child, but she wasn’t seen and her husband reported her missing. identified in the local press as Tam Chuk Kwan.
Two female legs were found in a refrigerator by police three days after Choi was reported missing. at Kwong Kau rented this apartment just days prior. An electric saw, a meat slicer, a hammer, face shields and raincoats, as well as Choi’s handbag were also recovered from the home.
According to South China Morning Post, there was also a pot of carrots, radishes and human flesh and another one containing human bone. Hong Kong police said Choi’s decapitated head had been boiled until only the skull remained, the Times of London reported.
Hong Kong police performed an autopsy and found that the mom had a significant hole in her right ear. said at a news conference Sunday.
Choi’s ex-husbAnd, former father-in-law and former brother-in-law have all been charged in her murder.
Choi had remarried and was accompanied by her second husband at the prestigious Paris Fashion Week cover shoot on Jan. 22, Jouvanceau said.
“The day went very well because Abby was very nice,” he said. “Her companion, too.”
The hairstylist recalled how Choi called her children while he was perfecting her look. Choi was a mother of four kids, ages 3-10. Ex-husband Kwong, 28, fathered the elder two; she shared the others with Tam, whom the model reportedly married in 2016.
Tam’s family owns the popular TamJai Yunnan Mixian restaurant chain in Hong Kong and mainland China.
Prior to her killing, Choi, who had worked with fashion brands like Dior and Chanel, documented her life as a globetrotting style influencer on Instagram — sharing countless couture looks as well as snaps with luminaries like rapper Pharrell Williams, South Korean model Lee Soo-hyuk and Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad.
“Embracing every moment of life,” reads the bio of Choi’s account, which had 139,000 followers As of Wednesday
Choi wrote Jouvanceau on Feb. 15 after posting her L’Officiel Monaco cover on Instagram to thank him for “this beautiful project we had done,” He said.
“It’s a few days later that I learned this terrible news,” Jouvanceau added. “Knowing that she died in these conditions will remain forever engraved in my memory.”
L’Officiel Monaco described Choi as a fashion icon and media personality while noting the trendsetter’s “impeccable sense of style” Fashion is my passion.
“I am a person who keeps absorbing inspiration and always tries new styles,” Choi told the magazine. “Sometimes I also try to dress up more extravagant, by mixing and combining different looks.”
The photographer at Paris shoot He said that he had spent many hours calling Choi and called her every day. “gracious” And “kind.”
Paris-based photographer (who asked not to identify herself) noted her swift ascent in the fashion industry.
“She managed to get known internationally, which is not easy,” The photographer stated.
“I haven’t imagined a person who’s so good, so full of love, so innocent, a person who doesn’t do anything bad will be killed like this,” Choi’s friend Bernard Cheng told the Associated Press. “My heart is still heavy. I can’t sleep well.”’
Police in Hong Kong are searching the North East New Territories Landfill in Hong Kong’s rural Ta Kwu Ling section for evidence linked to Choi’s slaying, including her missing hands and torso. Her body was discovered in her home. last Cops said that they were able to see the suspect alive near Kowloon City on February 21.
The late model’s former mother-in-law, Jenny Li, also faces one count of perverting the course of justice. As the case continues to be adjourned, all four suspects remain in prison without bail. It’s unclear if they’ve hired attorneys who could comment on their behalf.