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Suspect arrested for stabbing 12th grader to death in Ho Chi Minh City

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 20:02 GMT+7
Suspect arrested for stabbing 12th grader to death in Ho Chi Minh City
This image shows a site in District 12, Ho Chi Minh City where a 12th grader was stabbed to death on September 11, 2020. Photo: A.X. / Tuoi Tre

Police in Ho Chi Minh City have captured a suspect for killing a 12th grader last week.

The student was stabbed to death in District 12 on September 11, a source told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Wednesday.

“Police officers have apprehended a suspect and questioned those related to the death to find out the cause,” the source said, without specifying the date.

The victim in question is D.N.K.Tr., a 17-year-old 12th grader at a middle and high school in District 12, according to police reports.

On September 11, Tr. and some of his friends were drinking bubble tea behind the Dong Hung 2 apartments in Tan Hung Thuan Ward, District 12 when four people approached them on two motorbikes.

One of the four stabbed Tr. and one of his friends with a knife.

Tr. died of blood loss at the hospital while his friend sustained a wound.

District 12 police officers then investigated the scene and interrogated related people before they arrested the suspect.

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