Hong Kong woman stabbed to death on bus in dispute with fellow passenger
The man and woman got into a fight at about 4pm yesterday on Citybus route number 118, outside Fu Shing Court in Chai Wan here. The dispute culminated with the man allegedly knifing the woman.
Photos posted on social media showed a broken window with blood stains, where the man was thought to have gone through. They also showed the man lying on the concrete sidewalk outside the bus.
Both the man and woman were sent to the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan, where the woman was certified dead.
A police spokeswoman said the case has been classified as a murder.
Assistant Eastern District commander Lam Yiu said that a motive for the attack has not yet been determined.
Lam said it is not yet clear how many times the woman was stabbed, but that wounds were seen on her arm, neck, chest and back.
Officers believe the man meant to leap out from the upper deck.
“We believe he smashed the glass window with an emergency hammer on the bus and jumped out from his seat,” Lam said.
In July, a woman was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service for shoving a 64-year-old woman out of her seat and onto the floor so she could get off the bus. – SCMP