The Hưng Yên Province Police yesterday declared they have successfully investigated the murder on August 17 in Hồng Châu Ward, Hưng Yên City. — Photo vov.vn
HƯNG YÊN — The Hưng Yên Province Police yesterday declared they have successfully investigated the murder on August 17 in Hồng Châu Ward, Hưng Yên City.
Colonel Phạm Thế Tùng, director of the provincial police department, said the investigation showed that the suspect was Đinh Công Tráng, 41.
Searching Tráng’s house in An Tảo Ward, Hưng Yên City, the police found a knife which is believed to be a crucial evidence in the murder.
After further investigation, on Monday Tráng admitted that on the night of August 17 he went to Đặng Văn Trường’s house in Hồng Châu Ward to steal something.
After he was caught, Tráng used the knife to stab Trường, 41, and his wife Nguyễn Thị Hoa, 40 to death.
Also yesterday, the provincial leaders awarded the police VNĐ220 million (US$9,700) for their success in investigating the case.
Speaking at the awarding ceremony, Nguyễn Văn Phóng, chairman of the Hưng Yên People’s Committee, said that the province still saw many problems related to safety and security which need police’s efforts. — VNS