PHNOM PENH (The Cambodia Herald) -- Villagers were shocked to learn that a mentally-ill man raped a dead girl in her coffin yesterday in Beng village, Prey Puon commune, Kompong Trabek district, Prey Veng Province.
A provincial source said that the 17 year-old girl in Beng village, died from a disease on 20 February 2014 and was buried by her family on the evening of 22 February 2014.
The source added that the suspect-Chi Chean, 45, living in the above village, had been seen walking in drunken manner to the tomb of the dead girl. The man undressed the dead body and raped her until he was done with his passion. Because the suspect also ripped off the dead girl’s nipples with an intention to keep them as spiritual magic.
Then, the father of the dead girl went to see the tomb and was shocked to have seen the man’s legs emerging from the coffin. The father shouted out loudly frightening the man, who then ran away.
He was arrested at his home by the local authority.