Teen Buddhist Monk Fatally Stabs Pagoda Leader

Why, it’s just IMPOSSIBLE to imagine what the grown-up celibate monk might have done to the pretty little pubescent celibate monk to whip him into such a murderous tizzy…

teen-monkA teenage monk was arrested Monday after using a kitchen knife to stab and kill an older monk at Phnom Penh’s Samakki Raingsey pagoda, police and pagoda residents said…

Choem Sitha, deputy chief of police in Meanchey district, said Chan Sopheak, an 18-year-old Khmer Krom monk who also goes by the name Ly Toeng, got into an argument with the pagoda’s second deputy chief monk, Thach Khan, 37, at about 8 a.m. Monday…

Mr. Sitha said that Thach Khan later died of his injuries, which included a stab wound near his collarbone, at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital. [Cambodia Daily]

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