19 May 2020

Two men charged with murder in Desert Road bones discovery case

10:20 am on 19 May 2020

Two men have been charged with the murder of Ricky Wang, whose remains were thought to be buried near Desert Road.

Bao Chang Wang - known as Ricky Wang - has been missing since 2017.

Bao Chang Wang. Photo: Supplied / NZ Police

Bao Chang Wang, known as Ricky, disappeared and had not been seen since 2017.

Bones were found in a shallow grave off the Desert Road in the central North Island in March.

Two men, aged 28 and 33 years old, have been charged with murder and will appear in the Waitākere District Court today.

Police said the investigation continues and they expect to make further arrests.

A week ago, a 29-year-old man was charged with accessory after the fact to murder.