Oct 1: Sok Chamroeun, 28, was shot dead by three
robbers who stole his motorbike on Street 271, Toul Kork.
A witness said that Chamroeun refused to give his
motorbike to the robbers, who all escaped.
Oct 1: A fish seller, So Kha, 48, was shot dead by two
unidentified men in Mean Chey district, on Route 1.
Police said revenge was the motive as the victim's
property was not stolen.
Oct 2: A soldier, Kao Chhay, 30, and a policeman,
Doeung Som-kom Soth were shot dead while they were
drinking in a restaurant in Kampong Thom. The victims had
quarelled with others at the time of incident.
Oct 4: Noun Khean, 47 and Sreng Touch, 39 were shot
dead with an AK-47 in their house in Prek Prosop, Kratie.
The victims' jewelry was stolen.
Oct 6: A regiment commander, Pen Pisei, 33, shot
himself dead with an AK-47 in Ponhea Leu district,
Kandal. The victim's wife Ngoun Mach, 30, said Pisei was
upset with her because he asked her to join a Kathen
ceremony at his boss's house in Kampong Chhang, but she
Oct 7: Som Sotheavuth, 30, died at Kampong Chhang
hospital after his friend, Tha, chopped him on his head
while they were drinking on Oct 4.
Oct 7: Sman Sles, 18, was shot dead while he was
watching television in his neighbor's house in Srolob
commune, Kampong Cham. The motive was unknown.
Oct 7: Say Roeun, 37, was shot and seriously injured
by Tha in his village in Theay commune, Bar Phnom
district, Prey Veng. Tha was arrested immediately after
the incident. This crime was one of revenge.
Oct 10: Two soldiers, Da and Thea, were shot dead in
Tbaung Khmum district, Kampong Cham. After Da and Thea
shot and injured a civilian named Kong Thong, 25 locals
reported their actions to armed forces in the area and
then the armed forces shot them dead because they refused
to be arrested.
Oct 11 : Hieng Ham, 15 and Long Vanndy, 22, were shot
dead while Mourng Bunly, 43, Chop Vanna, 28 and Kang
Cheat were injured in a shot-out in a restaurant in Chrey
Vieng commune, Prey Chhor district, Kampong Cham by Lay
Vaddnak, 26. Police said revenge might be the motive for
this crime. Vaddnak escaped.
Oct 11 : A military policeman, Poun Raiban, 24, shot
himself dead in Boeung Kak 2 precinct, Toul Kork
district. Raiban's close friend said the victim committed
suicide because he was upset with his chronic disease.
Oct 12: Ung Pha, 30, was shot dead while his friend,
Chhun Meng-hour, 26, was seriously injured in Kampong
Cham. The motive for the shooting is not known as the
Oct 12: The body of Ker Chhin, 30, was found in Sophy
commune, Bati distirct, Takeo. The district police said
Chhin had been imprisoned four times already for
committing robberies. The police suspected that the
victim was beaten to death by a motorbike owner when the
victim tried to steal his motorbike.
Oct 13: A motor taxi driver, Ung Leang, 39, was shot
dead when unidentified robbers stole his motorbike in
Preah Nipean commune, Kong Pisei district, Kampong Speu.
Oct 13 : Vann Siri, 29, was shot dead with an M16 in a
vegetable garden in Koh Thom commune, Koh Thom district,
Kandal. A local newspaper reported that Siri was a thief
and she usually stole vegetable products from the
villagers in the area.
Oct 15: A military officer at an engineering unit,
Thoeung Chho-eung, 53, was found dead in his house on
Street 298 in Toul Svay Prey precinct, Chamkar Mon. The
victim's wife, San Learn, 50, said she lost a necklace
which worth about $1,000 in the incident. Two men, Nop
Monyroth, 20, and Thu Lavy, 22 are suspected to have been
involved in this crime.
Oct 16: An unidentified robber was shot dead by police
when he stole a motorbike on Street 172 in Chey Chomneas
precinct, Daung Penh.
Oct 16: A butcher, Kroch Ngoung, 35, died in Calmette
Hospital after he was shot in his chest with a K-59
handgun a day earlier in Samrong Thom commune, Kieng Svay
district, Kandal. The provincial police said in its
preliminary conclusion that revenge was the motive for
Oct 16: A motor taxi driver, Bun Phearum, 18, was
found dead at a garbage site in Sraschork precinct, Daung
Penh. An inspection into the body found that he was
beaten on the head and strangled to death then his body
was wrapped in a bag and dumped.
Oct 17: Choeun, 49, was seriously injured while his
wife Chheng, 47, and daughter Prem, 13, were slightly
injured when Choeun's hoe hit a grenade in their potato
farm in Trea commune, Kandal Stung district, Kandal.
Oct 17: The body of Cheang Phalla, 18, was found in a
stupa in Vihear Toteng pagoda in Sourng commune, Kampong
Cham. The motive for the killing is not known but his
neighbors said that Phalla was a member of a hooligan
Oct 17: A student at Sisowath high school, Phit
Khoeun, 20, was shot dead in Kang Meas district, Kampong
Cham when a robber stole his motorbike.
Oct 18: Long Chheang, 41, committed suicide by
drinking pesticide in Kamchay Mea district, Prey Veng.
People in his village said that he decided to commit
suicide because he owed a lot of money.
Oct 19: Pov Sunnary, 38, was shot in her thigh with a
K-54 handgun when three robbers stole her motorbike in
Sambour Meas commune, Kampong Cham district, Kampong
Oct 20: Oum Sarith committed suicide with an AK-47 in
Sotip commune, Kampong Cham.
Oct 22: Lay Soeung was shot dead by police when he was
trying to break into a house in Chbar Ampov 1 precinct.
Oct 23: An unidentified robber was shot to death in
his head with an AK-47 by Neang Chanthol, 35 when he was
trying to steal Chanthol's motorbike in Soyon commune,
Baray district, Kampong Thom.