Known in the UK’s tabloid media as the ‘body in a suitcase’ killer, gambler Ming Jiang had been sentenced to life imprisonment by a judge that is british Tuesday. Jiang murdered his high-rolling buddy Yiang Lui fall that is last order to assume their identification and steal his cash to further fund their very own gambling play.
Ex-Lufthansa flight attendant Ming Jiang, left, brutally dismembered and murdered his friend Yiang Lui, right, to fund his out-of-control gambling habits.
Jiang, 43, killed and dismembered fellow Chinese national and successful financial investor Lui, 36, final October, before stuffing his torso in to a suitcase, which he then set burning.
Judge John Potter described the former Lufthansa air steward as ‘highly dangerous,’ informing Jiang as he handed down a minimum of 33 years before parole could even be considered that he would likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
‘You killed a gentle and nice man that is young … cunning for your very own selfish aspire to feed your gambling practices,’ said Potter. ‘You befriended this guy and moved in the same social circles as him.
‘You were given status that is special some casinos, despite being prohibited from others for just what is reported as your erratic behavior,’ the judge included at Jiang’s sentencing. ‘ But you developed an agenda which was chilling and which had been a murder committed by you for personal gain.’