VIETNAM: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BRUTAL SLAYINGS OF FOUR
October 28, 2015: A court in the northern province of Yen Bai handed down the death penalty to a man for killing four people in a family, including a two-year-old boy, in a mountainous village in August.
Thousands of local residents flocked to the outdoor trial to witness the end of one of the most brutal murder cases this year.Â
Dang Van Hung, 26, was found guilty of murdering 32-year-old Tran Van Long, Long's 20-year-old wife Phan Thi Hoa, his two-year-old son and his sister-in-law on August 12.
Hung confessed that he killed Long and the others after an argument over disputed farm land and water stream with Long.
Hung and the victims are relatives. (Sources: Thanh Nien News, 28/10/2015)