Double murder charge.
A British businessman in Australia and his personal assistant will fight an extradition extradition (ĕkstrədĭsh`ən), delivery of a person, suspected or convicted of a crime, by the state where he has taken refuge to the state that asserts jurisdiction over him. request from Singapore over a double murder.
Government attorney who presents the state's case against the defendant in a criminal prosecution. In some countries (France, Japan), public prosecution is carried out by a single office. In the U.S., states and counties have their own prosecutors. Daniel Caporale told Melbourne Magistrates Court that Michael McCrea, aged 44, from Nottingham, and Audrey Ong, aged 22, will face a four-day extradition hearing in November.
Caporale said McCrea and Ong would contest their extradition. McCrea is wanted for two counts of murder in Singapore after the bodies of his driver and a woman were found in a car in the car park of Singapore's Orchards Towers last January.
Ong, McCrea's Singaporean personal assistant, is wanted on two counts of disposing of evidence. McCrea's chauffeur Kho Naiguan was strangled stran·gle
v. stran·gled, stran·gling, stran·gles
a. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
b. and stuffed into a wicker basket on the back seat of his own car. The body of the chauffeur's girlfriend was in the boot, it is alleged.