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Yen Bai police charge suspect with murder

Update: September, 22/2015 - 17:07
Dang Van Hung being held at the police station during the investigation. — Photo

YEN BAI (VNS) —A man suspected of involvement in the murder of a four-member family in the northern mountainous Yen Bai Province will be indicted for murder, the local police said yesterday.

The police have completed the investigation and transferred all documents related to the accused to the provincial People's Procuracy for legal action.

According to the local police, 27-year-old Dang Van Hung was a neighbour of the victims in Lam Giang Commune in Van Yen District.

On August 12, Hung, who was carrying a gun, fled into the forest with his girlfriend after murdering the four individuals with a large knife, while they were working in a paddy field.

On August 15, Hung and his girlfriend were arrested.

While on the run, Hung's girlfriend advised him to surrender, but he refused, leading her to inform the police of his whereabouts.

Investigations by the local police revealed that a land dispute was the motive behind the murders. — VNS

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