Man charged in wife's murder and dismemberment, in-laws missing

Man charged in wife’s murder and dismemberment, in-laws missing

(As originally published with additional photos, Thu, November 9th 2023, 8:19 PM EST)

TARZANA, Calif. (TND) — A man is under arrest after his wife’s dismembered torso was found in a dumpster. Now, his in-laws are missing.

The Los Angeles Police Department announced the victim has been identified as 37-year-old Mei Li Haskell. She was discovered early Wednesday morning when someone “looking through dumpster bins found a bag containing a woman’s torso” and called police.

The investigation led detectives to Haskell’s home in Tarzana, where she lived with her husband, children, and in-laws.

Her husband, 35-year-old Samuel Haskell, was arrested and charged with murder. He’s being held in lieu of $2 million bail.

Man charged in wife's murder and dismemberment, in-laws missing
Mei Li Haskell (left) was found dismembered and her parents, Yanxiang Wang and Gaoshan Li, have been reported missing. (Los Angeles Police Dept.)

Police said the couple’s three children are being cared for by family members, but Haskell’s in-laws — 64-year-old Yanxiang Wang and 71-year-old Gaoshan Li — have not been found.

Detectives were also looking for two missing SUVs, a white Volkswagen Tiguan and a white Nissan Pathfinder.

Anyone with information is urged to call L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or click here to make a report online. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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