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Police seek man after ‘brutal’ fishing murder

Police seek man after ‘brutal’ fishing murder

Police are hunting for a man in connection with the “brutal” murder of a fisheries worker in Kandal province. The victim, 38-year-old Lunch Sothea, was shot in the chest during a heated argument in Khsach Kandal district’s Kampong Chamlong commune on Sunday. Kandal provincial police Chief Eav Chamroeun said Tuesday that police were awaiting an arrest warrant. “We filed the murder case today to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, so they will issue an arrest warrant. We know the identity of the perpetrator,” he said.

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