Cambodia launches probe after prison inmate dies of alcohol poisoning

Prison authorities in Cambodia are investigating a case of alleged alcohol poisoning which recently left an inmate dead and 15 others ill at the M4 prison in the Talou Sen Chey district, Pursat.

According to reports in the Phnom Penh Post, the incident occurred on June 27 when the men were drinking a mixture of alcohol with Coca-Cola, Carabao and instant coffee.

Talou Sen Chey district police said the Pursat Provincial Police Scientific Technical Committee investigated the scene the following day, but did not find any significant specimens.

In full: https://www.nst.com.my/world/region/2020/07/605338/cambodia-launches-probe-after-prison-inmate-dies-alcohol-poisoning

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