Wilson Trail, Lam Tin, Kowloon. Photo: Google Maps, Wikimedia Commons

A 20-year-old Hong Kong man was found dead on a hiking trial near Black Hill in Lam Tin in Kowloon on Monday morning after have been lost for a day.

Early on Sunday, Bosco Kwok left his home at On Ning Garden in Tseung Kwan O, in the city’s New Territories, to join three friends for a night hike with war game equipment, Oriental Daily reports.

His friends said Kwok left the team due to an urgent call at 3:20am, then lost contact.

At 1:18pm, Kwok’s family called the police, who initiated a search. At 8:20am on Monday, firemen found Kwok’s body on a slope on section three of the Wilson Trail, near Black Hill.

Kwok had been beaten up and had died from a cut to his neck, according to forensic investigators. His body was moved after he died.

The police arrested Kwok’s three war game accomplices. Initial investigations indicate he may have been lured to the hillside to take part in the game under false pretenses.

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