UPDATED: theSun's news was definitely misquoted. The Star put is as Jackie Cheung here.
No, it's not a April Fool's Day joke nor it's a Halloween trick.
OK, this kinda sounds spooky; not sure whether theSun has misquoted the Chinese papers but this is what it seems.
[Source: theSun pg.10 8th December 2006]
Yeah, yet another scam, a very creative one.
Do you think people would have fallen to that scam just to act with their idol...er, Leslie Cheung?
More info about Leslie Cheung from Wikipedia.