Police Blotter: 10 Jan 2010

Police Blotter: 10 Jan 2010

•Man’s body found floating in Tonle Sap
What's believed to be the body of a Korean man was found floating in the Tonle Sap in the capital’s Meanchey district on Sunday. The cause of his death is  unclear, as witnesses’ accounts are in conflict. Some witnesses said the man was drunk and fell into the river. Police said they had not found evidence of foul play. Authorities are in contact with the Korean embassy in an attempt to identify the body. Kampuchea Thmey

•‘Learner’ driver hits and kills toddler
A 3-year-old girl was killed and two of her family members were seriously injured in a traffic accident in Kampot town on Saturday. Police said the victims were standing in front of their house when an out-of-control vehicle hit them. The driver, allegedly a woman who is a beginner behind the wheel, fled the scene. Police said they weresearching for the suspect. The girl died before she could be taken to hospital. Koh Santepheap

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