Hong Kong's Grisly Red-Light District Murders

Illegal Indonesian immigrants are among the city’s most vulnerable
The scene outside a nightclub in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district Photograph by Vincent Yu/Associated Press

On the last night of her life, Seneng Mujiasih stopped by the Queen Victoria bar in the heart of Hong Kong’s red-light district, Wan Chai. Dressed in a leopard-skin jumpsuit, she was on her way to a Halloween party when she dropped in to see a friend. “She gave me two kisses on the cheek as always,” says Robert van den Bosch, a 47-year-old Dutchman who works as a disc jockey and says he’d known Mujiasih for three years. “She said, ‘I am going to enjoy myself tonight.’ ”

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