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Vietnamese man arrested for murdering elderly neighbor, injuring victim’s wife over noise conflict

Vietnamese man arrested for murdering elderly neighbor, injuring victim’s wife over noise conflict

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 14:58 GMT+7
Vietnamese man arrested for murdering elderly neighbor, injuring victim’s wife over noise conflict
Nguyen Huu Phu is held at the police station in Bac Giang Province, Vietnam, August 10, 2021 in this photo supplied by officers.

Police in the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Giang have captured a man who allegedly stabbed to death his elderly neighbor and seriously injured the victim’s wife over a noise conflict.

A police official in Yen Dung District, Bac Giang Province confirmed to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Wednesday morning that officers had arrested 53-year-old Nguyen Huu Phu.

Phu is the prime suspect in the murder of his neighbor – 74-year-old Nguyen Viet Chung.

Preliminary information showed that Phu broke into the yard of Chung’s house at 1:15 am on Monday and started shouting.

As Chung opened the door, Phu attacked him with a knife, killing the victim on the spot.

The man then headed into the house and assaulted Chung’s wife – 70-year-old Phan Thi Sau – with the same weapon.

Sau was severely injured and was later admitted to the hospital for emergency treatment.

Phu ran away after the incident and was arrested at 9:40 pm on Tuesday when he was hiding at a location about three kilometers from the murder scene.

The suspect did not resist when he was captured by officers.

At the police station, Phu admitted to committing the crime over a conflict with the victims.

Phu said he got irritated by the noise that Chung often made when he opened or closed the gate of his house.

Further investigation is ongoing.

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