Phnom Penh: A man with a wife and children killed his mistress and hanged himself.
The incident was discovered at 10:30 pm on April 6, 2019, at the room of CP13, Group 1, Toul Sangke Village, Toul Sangke 1 District, Russey Keo.
The dead man’s body was named Tuy Ran, 39, a military officer from Sangkat Phsar ORussey Daun Penh. The 23-year-old was Nang Me, a mother with a young child from Tbong Khmum province.
According to a source from the scene, the victim’s husband was sentenced to two years in prison, so she went to work in a Karaoke bar(Golden Bridge) Located on National Route 5 in Srok Chor Commune, Daun Penh District, to support her family, and met the killer.
After getting acquainted, the man asked her to quit working there and started renting a room and living together as a couple, but they argued a lot, and he still stayed with his first wife.
According to the source, the victim’s husband will be soon be released from prison.
Before the incident, the two of them went into the rented room and closed the door, but did not take the key, and the three-year-old daughter ran to her neighbor’s house, where they heard a commotion.
The three-year-old girl returned home, opened the door to see her mother strangled by a cord.
The girl ran to shout to her neighbor for immediate help. By the time they arrived the man had hanged himself and was also dead.
After the incident, the local police have reported to the forensic experts to check that the scene.