Monday 1 August 2022 05:45 PM Husband 'smothered wife with pillow in hotel room while visiting UK to stop her ... trends now

Monday 1 August 2022 05:45 PM Husband 'smothered wife with pillow in hotel room while visiting UK to stop her ... trends now
Monday 1 August 2022 05:45 PM Husband 'smothered wife with pillow in hotel room while visiting UK to stop her ... trends now

Monday 1 August 2022 05:45 PM Husband 'smothered wife with pillow in hotel room while visiting UK to stop her ... trends now

Husband 'smothered wife with pillow in their hotel room while visiting UK from Singapore to stop her "nagging" and then sent a text to their son saying "I have hurt your mother. She’s gone"' Soong Hert Fong, 51, smothered his wife Pek Yin Ling, 51, jurors were told Fong says he has 'no memory whatsoever' and claims diminished responsibility The couple, who were married for 27 years, were touring Europe from Singapore The court heard that Fong texted his son at 7.07am on December 6, confirming the death of his wife

A husband smothered his wife with a pillow in their hotel room on holiday because he 'wanted her to keep quiet' and stop her 'nagging' him, jurors have been told.

Soong Hert Fong, 51, and Pek Ying Ling, 51, who had been married 27 years, had arrived in Newcastle from their home in Singapore on the next leg of their European tour, which had included trips to the Isle of Sky, Inverness and Edinburgh.

They were due to meet one of their three sons in Paris on December 7 last year having met other family during their trip.

But Newcastle Crown Court heard in the early hours of December 6, Fong, who was known as Alan Fong, murdered his wife, who was known as Evelyn Pek, in the County Aparthotel in Newcastle.    

Jurors were told that after Fong had murdered his wife, he then sent a text to his eldest son, who was at university in Newcastle. It said: 'I have hurt

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