British Banker Pleaded Guilty of killing Two Indonesian women

A BRITISH banker charged with the double murder two Indonesian women has pleaded not guilty on the grounds of “diminished responsibility”.

Rurik Jutting, 31, entered his plea before the trial is set to start later today in Hong Kong.

The two women were found dead in the Mr Jutting’s luxury apartment two years ago.

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But Mr Jutting has pleaded guilty of manslaughter.

The bodies of Sumarti Ningsih, 25, and Jesse Lorena, 30, were found in Mr Jutting’s luxury apartment in November 2014

The bodies of Sumarti Ningsih, 25, and Jesse Lorena, 30, were found in Mr Jutting’s luxury apartment

The bodies of Sumarti Ningsih, 25, and Jesse Lorena, 30, were found in Mr Jutting’s luxury apartment in November 2014.

Police were called to Mr Jutting’s flat on November 1, 2014, and found Jesse Lorena on the floor with knife wounds to her neck, throat and buttock. She was pronounced dead soon after the police arrived.

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Eight hours later, Sumarti Ningsih’s decomposing body was found in a suitcase on his balcony.

Mr Jutting previously worked at the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch as a security trader just days before the gruesome discovery at his flat.

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The Cambridge University graduate has also pleaded guilty to the charge of unlawful burial of a body.

The killings have rocked Hong Kong, which is widely recognised as one of the safest cities in the world.