Three teenagers arrested for woman's murder

Update: January, 21/2014 - 15:00
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HA GIANG (VNS — The local police of the northern mountainous Ha Giang province yesterday arrested three teenagers for allegedly stealing from and murdering a 46-year-old woman.

The victim, who was the mother of one of the suspects, Nong Van Cong, 17, died of suffocation after the teenagers used tissues to cover her nose and mouth last Thursday. After killing the victim, they stole VND2.8 million (US$132) and a silver chain.

The suspects admitted to the police that they killed the victim to steal money, which they wanted to use for playing games.

The case is under investigation. — VNS