POLICE were searching for at least two suspects in a gruesome murder on Friday night in Battambang’s Banon district in which a young man was decapitated, Banon district police chief Kheng Bunthan said. Lon Kimleng, 24, had been sitting in his hut in Khnar village, in Chheu Teal commune, talking to an acquaintance late at night when an assailant approached from behind and decapitated him, Kheng Bunthan said. He told the Post the murderer had probably used a samurai sword and the killing was most likely the result of a dispute over drugs. Lon Kimleng’s head was tossed 20 metres from his hut and found by a neighbour the next morning in a banana tree. Kheng Bunthan said yesterday the victim was a known drug user and former convict. “This is the first time someone has been murdered that way in my district,” he said.
Grisly murder: Man decapitated, head tossed into banana tree
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