UPDATE: Yemeni Man Commits Suicide On Riverside

Phnom Penh: At 1.30 on May 8, 2021, a man jumped into the river from Sisowath Quay, Sangkat Phsar Kandal I, Khan Daun Penh.

Details are so far unclear, but appears that the man, who has not been identified, . Updates to follow (via C007 News).

UPDATE: The deceased was named as AL AZAB AHMED GABRI ALI, a 25-year-old Yemeni tourist.

According to Yin Sophany, a security guard at Amazon Cafe, at about 1:15 pm he saw a foreigner wearing black trousers and white long-sleeved shirt, run along the river for about 3 minutes, then took he took off his shirt and walked into the river.

After about 5 minutes, without seeing him walk back up, he went to check and saw the man lying face down in the water.

Authorities arrived to establish an autopsy committee at the scene.

5cc of urine was taken from the body to analyze, with positive results for methamphetamine. 

According to the conclusion of Dr. Nong Sovanrath, a forensic doctor in Phnom Penh cause of death was “suicide by drowning” .

After the inspection, the technical authority took the body to be kept at Wat Teuk Thla Mortuary, Sangkat Teuk Thla, Khan Sen Sok, Phnom Penh.

2 thoughts on “UPDATE: Yemeni Man Commits Suicide On Riverside

  • May 9, 2021 at 4:26 pm
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    25 years old Yemeni on drugs. How much worse can it get ? I feel really sorry for the guy and it angers me beyond words that this drug shit is the equivalent pandemic like covid 19 or even worse. There is no light , only dark at the horizon. When i see how many drugs Cambodia confiscated this year alone it makes me worried of how much more is out there that the police did not find. Looking at western countries from the US, Europe and Australia there is little hope that this will disappear anytime, soon. But then, it’s big business and often enough it involves thoses that work for the Government… CIA etc.

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