Investigation into murder of Sydney student deepens with extra charges laid

A man charged with the murder of international student Mengmei Leng on the Central Coast in April has today had an additional 27 charges laid against him.

The 27-year-old man was arrested on Friday 29 April, five days after 25-year-old Mengmei Leng was found floating in water inside a blow hole at Snapper Point.

Following further investigations into the death of the young woman, detectives laid an additional 27 charges when the man appeared at Burwood Local Court today.


He was charged with detain for advantage, five counts of commit act of indecency, 17 counts of film person’s private parts without consent, two counts of film person in private act without consent and two counts of install device to film.

The man remains in custody of Corrective Services NSW.