A British man has appeared in court in Hong Kong to answer charges relating to the murder of two women
Rurik Jutting, who was named in a court document, was arrested after the bodies of the women - reported to be Indonesian sex workers - were found at his apartment on Saturday.
Mr Jutting was unshaven and wearing a black T-shirt for a brief appearance at Eastern Magistrates Court.
The BBC reports that he replied "I do" when asked if he understood the charges against him.
A spokesman for Bank of America Merrill Lynch said Mr Jutting had worked at the bank until recently.
A man believed to be 29-year-old British citizen Rurik Jutting has been pictured arriving at a local court in Hong Kong to face two counts of murder.
It follows local authorities finding the bodies of two women in his apartment.
Police have not officially identified Mr Jutting, while the Foreign Office said a British national had been held but did not give further details.
Local media reports have identified one of the victims as Sumarti Ningsih, a 25-year-old Indonesian.
Local media reports have identified one of the victims of a double murder in Hong Kong as Sumarti Ningsih, 25.
The South China Morning Post reported that she travelled to Hong Kong from Indonesia on a tourist visa last month.
A British man will face Hong Kong magistrates tomorrow after being handed a holding charge in connection with a gruesome double murder.
The 29-year-old has been questioned after two women were found dead at an exclusive apartment in the Wanchai district.
As ITV News China Correspondent Lucy Watson reports, the man has been named locally as Rurik Jutting who recently quit his banking job.
Hong Kong Police have laid a "holding charge" against a 29-year-old foreign man in connection with a double murder. He is believed to be British bank employee Rurik Jutting.
A police statement said:
A man arrested in Hong Kong after the bodies of two women were found in an apartment has been named in reports as British national Rurik Jutting.
Hong Kong Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the women at an address in Wan Chai district in the early hours of yesterday.
The body of one of two women found dead in a Hong Kong flat - which has reportedly led to the arrest of a British national - was found inside a suitcase on the balcony, local police have said.
Hong Kong Police statement said the other female - aged between 25 and 30 - was found with wounds to her neck and buttock and confirmed dead at the residence in the Wan Chai district.
Police said the victim found inside a suitcase had sustained neck injuries and confirmed a knife was found at the scene.
The statement added the 29-year-old foreign man was being detained for enquiries after being arrested for murder at the scene.
A British man has been arrested over a double murder in Hong Kong, the Press Association have reported.
Police in the former UK colony said a 29-year-old man was held after the bodies of two women were found at an address in the Wan Chai district.
The Foreign Office confirmed a Briton had been arrested.
The family of a Salvation Army Major killed on holiday in Hong Kong, has finally seen her killer jailed, two years after she was murdered.
Janet Gilson had just retired, and flew to Hong Kong to visit her niece, whose ex-husband ended up killing her.
Many of you might remember the 50-foot high rubber duck that travelled upriver in December - a stunt with the simple aim of trying to encourage Londoners to be daft. Everything hunky-dorey.
But what happens when big ducks become a let-down? Hong Kong knows.
It welcomed a 54-foot high duck - created by a Dutch artist - and which has been on a world tour since 2007, spreading a message of peace and harmony.
But sightseers were left disappointed when it deflated.
Organisers denied it was sunk by wind and rain, saying it the duck was flattened simply to allow maintenance to be carried out.