The Police Department of Ho Chi Minh city on November 28 arrested Jeong In Cheol, a 35-year-old South Korean national, for allegedly murdering another South Korean man and put his body in a pink suitcase in Him Lam residential area in HCMC’s District 7.
The suspect, director of a company, was arrested while he was hiding himself in District 2, the local media reported.
On November 27, the owner of a house in Him Lam residential area checked his house, which had been earlier rented by some foreigners, and found a suitcase in the restroom with unpleasant odor. The house’s owner immediately informed the police of the case.
After receiving the news, the District 7 Police coordinated with the relevant agencies to examine the scene of the case and found a body in a black plastic bag put inside the suitcase. The police also found a saw and a pair of locking pliers.
The case is under further investigation, according to local media.