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Husband and gay lover accused over wife's suspected death

Brother of missing Chinese woman suspects involvement of husband and his lover during Australian inquest
Brother of missing Chinese woman suspects involvement of husband and his lover during Australian inquest

An inquest into the disappearance and suspected death of a Chinese woman in Australia points a finger of suspicion at her husband and his gay lover.

Chinese national Wei Hong Guo went missing in April 2001 after marrying Yong Wei Gao the year before in Sydney, despite having previously never met him.

However, Gao is believed to have been in a relationship with another man, He Huang, which may have continued after the wedding.

The 32-year-old woman travelled to Australia with a $1.1 million fortune from a divorce settlement.

A coronial inquest into Guo's disappearance heard her brother's claims that Gao and Huang were somehow involved in the incident.

'It is the belief of the brother of the missing person, Xian Guo, that both Gao and Huang had something to do with the disappearance of Guo in order to get her money,' said counsel assisting Sergeant Deb Williamson in her opening statement today (10 September).

According to the Herald Sun, Gao claimed in 2001 that his wife had gone back to China. However, there is no record of her arriving in the country.

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