South African Dies in Siem Reap

Siem Reap: A foreign man died at around 5:10 am on June 28, 2019, in Room 5A, Sek Rong Ross Village in Slor Kram Village, Sangkat Slor Kram, Siem Reap City.
ANTHONY STEVEN NELSON ESCH , a 68-year-old male from South Africa, rented the room since March 10, 2019.

The police chief the court’s physician, concluded that the victim died of a viral infection caused by a wound after he cut his legs.

EDIT: Photos from the scene show a horrific wound on the foot, plus the man’s emaciated body. WARNING

The body was taken to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh, waiting for the decision of the family and embassy.

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