Garbage dump body; suspect arrested.

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Garbage dump body; suspect arrested.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:32 am

Another banal tale of greed, stupidity and total lack of humanity - a jerk with a drug problem decides to solve his debt problem by killing a good friend and selling her motorbike.
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According to the police Facebook page, a 20yo man, Yen Sopanha, has been arrested over the murder of a woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket on a garbage dump.

“The suspect confessed that because he was in debt for $200, and always used drugs, he decided to kill the victim in order to take her property,” read the Facebook post.

The victim was Keo Kanha, 18, who worked at the 55 Entertainment Club in Daun Penh district’s Chaktomuk commune and lived in Prek Tanou village in Meanchey district’s Chak Angre Leu commune.

According to a military police report, Mr. Sopanha and Ms. Kanha had known each other for a long time. On Tuesday, Mr. Sopanha borrowed a house key from his friend who is a house caretaker for a relative and asked his friend if he could use the house to have sex with a woman.

Mr. Sopanha then called Ms. Kanha and asked her to find $30 to get his iPhone back from a pawn shop.

She then went to meet Mr. Sopanha at the Klang Rom Sav market after she left her work place at 4pm and they then went to the house. When they arrived at the house, Mr. Sopanha took some wire and strangled Ms. Kanha and covered her face with a jacket, wrapped her body in a blanket and tied her legs and hands and dumped her at the garbage site.

At 6pm the same day, he took Ms. Kanha’s motorbike to a pawn shop then hung out with his friends before going to sleep at his grandmother’s house on Veng Sreng road for the night.
On Thursday, he fled to Kandal province because he was scared he would be arrested.

http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/32135/ ... -revealed/
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Re: Garbage dump body; suspect arrested.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:59 pm

Man finds an excuse for downgrading the charge from premeditated murder to 'simple' murder by saying he got very angry with his girlfriend for no reason. Verdict on 8 September.

Man Admits He Killed Girlfriend, Disputes Motives
29 August 2017
- A 26-year-old man on trial for premeditated murder at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Sunday admitted to strangling his girlfriend with electric wire and dumping her body in a trash pile.

Yen Panha said he killed 19-year-old Keo Kanha in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district in November because she had asked to leave a friend’s house they were visiting.
“I used a lot of drugs,” he said. “At the time, she asked to go back home. I got very angry and then killed her.” Mr. Panha, who has also been charged for drug use, backtracked on his previous police statements that he had plotted to kill his girlfriend after finding out she was cheating on him.

He said police did not read aloud the testimony before forcing him to sign it. His lawyer, Mon Vimean Champa, asked the court to downgrade the charge to murder as a result...
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/brief/man ... es-134121/
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Re: Garbage dump body; suspect arrested.

Post by AlonzoPartriz » Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:42 pm

Fucking brutal. A young life for a bruised ego. It seems to happen almost everyday​ here. Something seriously​ needs to change about Cambodia.
See crook!!!
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Re: Garbage dump body; suspect arrested.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:04 pm

Girlfriend killer gets 30 years
- A 21-year-old man was jailed on Friday for 30 years for strangling his girlfriend to steal her motorbike before tying her body in blankets and dumping her body at a rubbish site last year.

A police report said that on November 15 last year drug user Yen Sophanha phoned his girlfriend to borrow $30 to buy drugs. He asked Keo, 18, who worked at the 55 Entertainment Club in Chaktomok Commune, to meet him at a quiet place in Tuol Kork district.

Ms Kantha drove her motorbike to meet him. He tried to take the motorbike to pawn it, but she refused to let him.
“They got into an argument,” Phnom Penh Municipal Court presiding judge Im Vannak said. “The accused then strangled her.”

He said that after killing the victim, Mr Sophanha wrapped her body in a blanket and took her body to a rubbish site on a nearby street in Penh Thmey commune.

Mr Sophanha was convicted of intentional murder and drug use...
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5082249/gir ... -30-years/
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