January 26, 1995 in Nation/World

11 Cambodians Held In Murder Of American

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Eleven Cambodians were arrested Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 15 murder of an American woman and her tour guide in the Angkor Wat temple complex.

An official who spoke on condition of anonymity said eight men and three women were detained in connection with the deaths of Susan Ginsburg Hadden, a university professor from Austin, Texas, and her Cambodian guide. Her husband, James Hadden Jr., was injured in the attack.

Luggage and cameras believed to have belonged to the American couple were discovered with the suspects in the jungles of northwestern Siem Reap province, the official said.

The Haddens were touring the isolated temple of Banteay Srey in those jungles when they were attacked with rockets and AK-47s by a group of armed men. They had paid armed government police to protect them.


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