Kampot: On Nov 20 at 5:40 am there was a fire on the first floor of Ha Tien Casino staff accommodation in Thkov village, Kampong Trach district, Kampot province, according to a Facebook post of the Fire Prevention and Rescue Department .
The report said the fire killed a man named Cheng Malai , male, 29 years old. However, authorities are continuing research into the death.
After being alerted, firefighters intervened using the district police’s fire truck (Kompong Trach 01) and fire extinguishers.
Intial reports suggest the fire was caused by an electrical fault. TDN
*Photos from the scene appear to show the deceased sitting upright in a bunk bed UPDATE: Chinese media are suggesting he was shackled before the fire.