A British man found murdered in Bali. The bodies were identified as Robert Kelvin Ellis, 60, who also has Australian passport.
Head of the Criminal Investigation Unit of Badung Police Assistant Commissioner Wisnu Wardana said that police have secured one suspect and also the victim’s wife, Julaikah Noor Aini (45) is alleged to be the mastermind of the murder.
One of the executors also been arrested initials AR in the Port of Padangbai, Karangasem allegedly ran to Lombok.
Based on the description of the perpetrator and the victim’s wife, the killing was done at their home at Jalan Karangsari, Sanur, Denpasar. The body was wrapped in plastic and thrown into a ditch of Sedang Village, Abiansemal, Badung. The body was found by a local resident, Tuesday (21/10).
Meanwhile, four other executors are still in pursuit of police and the police have picked up the identity of the four actors.
A statement came from the two sons of Robert Ellis, Peter and Jon Ellis, who are currently study in Australia, saying that their father been such a vital part of their lives.
“We are both completely devastated by the loss of our dad, Robert Ellis, who has been such a vital part of our lives.
The circumstances surrounding the death of our father is something we are still trying to come to terms with at the moment. We are fortunately surrounded by family and friends who care for us enormously, but we do ask people to understand that we now need our privacy at this extremely difficult and sad time,” they said in a statement.
Team of Police Forensic Laboratory in Denpasar, Bali, still identifying a number of items of evidence related to the murder.
Some of them are car and some other evidences that allegedly used to carry the dead body and throw it in Sedang Village, Badung Regency, about 35 miles from the victim’s residence in Sanur, Denpasar.
Robert’s body was found in Sedang village, Abiansemal Badung Bali at 08.00 am with the conditions of the throat was slashed and the hands tied and wrapped in plastic.
Based on autopsy results in installation of Forensic Medicine General Hospital of Sanglah, Denpasar, Bali, the victim was predicted to die 18 to 24 hours before the examination. “It is estimated that the victim died on Monday (20/10) at 4:30 am,” said Chief of Staff of Medical Functional (SMF) Sanglah Hospital Forensic Medicine, dr. Ida Bagus Putu Alit in Denpasar on Tuesday.
He said that injuries at the neck causing fatal death. “The left side of the neck wound penetrates to large blood vessels,” he said.