B.C. man handed life sentence for wife's murder

10/12/2012 08:20 EDT | Updated 12/12/2012 05:12 EST
A Burnaby, B.C., man who admitted killing his wife and stuffing her body into a suitcase later found in the Fraser River has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 14 years.

Zhongming (James) Mou admitted to second-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Yating (Lancy) Hu in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster Oct. 2.

Hu went missing in July 2011 and her body was found about one month later.

The couple had two young children, who are now in the care of Hu's parents.