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Argument over woman led to stabbing death, accused says

A man confessed in Phnom Penh municipal court yesterday to stabbing a man to death during a heated argument in the capital in January.

Chan Tatana, 26, and 29-year-old Tum Yi appeared in court charged with the murder of Chea Lyda, whom they admitted meeting with at Independence Monument Park.

Chan Ratana confessed he stabbed the victim to death with a knife after an argument over a woman had turned into a scuffle.

Police arrested both suspects shortly after the murder. Presiding judge Kor Vandy said he would announce a verdict on June 11.

To contact the reporter on this story: Lieng Sarith at



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