POLICE arrested an 18-year-old man in Kampong Cham province’s Stung Trang district yesterday on suspicion of raping and killing a woman whose body was discovered on Monday. Horn Chamroeun, police chief of Stung Trang’s Dang Kdar commune, said yesterday that Ya Tey Ros, 27, was farming about 2 kilometres from her village on Monday when she was raped and strangled to death. He claimed that the suspect in custody had confessed to the crime and is set to appear for questioning in court today. An attorney for the suspect could not be reached for comment.
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