Kampot (FN), Feb. 28 – Police arrested the suspect for murdering a female massage therapist at the "Lida Khmer Massage" in Kep City, Kampot province, on Wednesday.

Lieutenant General Mao Chanmathurith, Kampot provincial police chief, said that Shanch Ez Sann Daniel, American, 25, allegedly assaulted a female massage therapist in Kep last night.

The general added that the witness who was staff at the massage said that the foreigner had indeed left the massage room and at that time, the American also has a spot on his face and neck.

The suspect tried to rape the victim but failed and instead used a knife to kill the victim.

Kep provincial police chief added that the victim, Luch Keang, 27, female, was a massage therapist, a daughter-in-law of the Kep's deputy police commissioner.