Preah Sihanouk: An investigation was launched at around 8 pm on August 20, 2019, after a 12-year-old girl and her father were found murdered, while the mother was seriously injured and sent to the Provincial Referral Hospital. UPDATE: She later died on the morning of August 21.
The dead man has been named as Ly Kheng, 43 years old and the mother as Meng Chanphal, 41. The incident occurred in Village 3, Sangkat 2, Sihanoukville.
The investigation is ongoing, with CPU assisting the local police. More details will be published later.
*A trusted source has told CNE initial findings are of a murder-suicide, with the mother suspected of committing the murders.
UPDATE: It is now believed the deaths were caused by poisoning.