Born a Snake Catcher, Dies a Snake Catcher

Banteay Meanchey: A  man known as the famous snake master of Srah Chhou village, Sambor commune, Mongkol Borey district, died on December 28, 2018 after being bitten by a snake.

Sin Narak, chief of the Mongkol Borey district, said that the snake catcher, 54-year-old Heli Hue, lived in Srah Chhouk village, Sambor commune, Mongkol Borei district, Banteay Meanchey province.

Police said that on the night of December 26, 2018, the victim searched for snakes for sale as usual. When a snake was spotted, the victim snatched it, but the snake managed to bite him on the left hand. 

As a snake bite expert, he did not go to the clinic, just searched for Khmer remedies. Two days later, the famed snake catcher died and a funeral ceremony is currently being celebrated.

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