'Body In Suitcase' Murder: Ex Husband Receives Life Sentence

Life behind bars for killer

'Body In Suitcase' Murder: Ex Husband Receives Life Sentence Murder victim: Annabelle Chen

The ex-husband of Annabelle Chen, found stuffed in a suitcase in Perth's Swan River, has received a sentence of life in jail with a minimum of 20 years for the brutal bashing and murder.

The victim's daughter will also serve time, for her role in attempting to cover up the crime, she was sentenced to 4 years and 10 months in prison. 

Ah Ping Ban and daughter Tiffany Yiting Wan both stood trial, accused of murdering 58 year old Annabelle Chen in 2016, the jury convicting Ban of the more serious crime.

The pair pointed the finger of blame at each other throughout the trial. 

Wan cried several times throughout, and admitted to lying to police in her statement.

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