Phnom Penh: An old man died on arrival at hospital around 16:25 on September 26, 2019. The elderly man entered the “Orchid” massage parlor, located at # 37, Street 592, Group 39, village. 10 Boeng Kak II, Khan Toul Kork, Phnom Penh. (*Another branch of the same massage company was raided earlier this month)
A Boeung Kak police officer said that the man was named after Van Morn, a 75-year-old Cambodian national.
According to the statement of Srun Sreng, an employee of the Orchid Massage, at around 2 pm on September 26, the victim came in for a massage. The victim went to the bathroom, came out and started to recieve a massage, with the victim lying face down.
The victim’s hand and foot were suddenly bruised, and he called for help. A security guard Sin Chantha and cashier Oeun Ya came and saw the man in discomfort, so the security man took the victim to hospital, but he had already died.
According to the son of the deceased his father had high blood pressure and was taking medication regularly, but lived alone away from his children.
Experts concluded that the victim had died of a heart attack (possibly from hypertension). The body has now been handed over to the family for a traditional funeral service. KBN