|Chuah Chow Fay. — Photo tienphong
HCM CITY (VNS) – A Malaysian national under the name of Chuah Chow Fay was apprehended at the Moc Bai border control in Tay Ninh province for suspected murder. He was handed over to HCM City police on Saturday.
According to HCM City police, Chuah is the main suspect in the murder of a 45-year-old US citizen at a hotel in Tran Phu Street, District 5, HCM City last Thursday.
He was captured at the border passing in an attempt to flee to Cambodia.
Chuah allegedly confessed to HCM City police the murder of the US citizen.
According to police, the Malaysian has a criminal history. He was sentenced to three years for forgery and was released in late 2013. — VNS