Pictures of a Hong Kong man, who is suspected in the Friday deaths of his two nephews in Arcadia, California, have emerged with a bag of his head in police custody.
Deyun Shi, who is suspected of killing his 15- and 16-year-old nephews was seen being escorted to a police vehicle with a bag over his head as he was taken to magistrate court in Hong Kong on Sunday.
Hong Kong police said on Sunday they had arrested the Chinese national sought by US authorities on suspicion of murdering two people in Los Angeles.
Forty-four-year-old Deyun Shi (2nd L) is escorted by plainclothed police officers in Hong Kong, China, on Saturday
Deyun Shi (left), sitting beside a police officer inside a police van, arrives at a magistrate court in Hong Kong, China, on Sunday
Deyun Shi (center), sitting between police officers inside a police van, arrives at a magistrate court in Hong Kong, China, on Sunday
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department had said Shi had also been wanted for an alleged murder attempt made Thursday.
Deyun Shi is suspected in the deaths of his two nephews in Los Angeles
‘Detectives learned that after suspect, Deyun Shi’s plane arrived at the Hong Kong airport, he was taken into custody by Hong Kong authorities,’ deputies said in a Saturday release.
They earlier said that on Friday, ‘Detectives learned that Arcadia Police Department personnel responded to a ‘911” call from a woman at the residence.
‘The woman discovered her two sons, 15- and 16-year-old juveniles, suffering from blunt force trauma. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene,’ a statement from officials said.
The sheriff’s department said in the Friday statement: ‘The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and is also wanted in connection to a spousal assault incident that occurred Thursday, January 21, 2016, in the La Cañada area.’
According to CBS Los Angeles, Shi has been accused of using an ax in the assault against his wife.
His wife was seeking a divorce, the television station reported.
CBS Los Angeles reported that the slayings happened while the teens’ parents were paying a visit to Shi’s hospitalized wife.
Deputies wrote that Shi had fled on a Beijing-bound plane.
His 2015 Yukon GMC XL has been recovered, according to deputies.
The boys’ mother found her sons with blunt force trauma Friday in their Arcadia, California, home, and they were declared dead at the scene
The nephews of 44-year suspect Deyun Shi were 15 and 16 years old. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department had said Shi had also been wanted for an alleged murder attempt made Thursday
Deputies have said that Shi fled on a Beijing-bound plane and was then later arrested in Hong Kong