No Leads on American’s Death

Although police said they interviewed a few witnesses present when MPA Security Country

Di­rect­or Scott Nelson died Wed­nesday, the cause of his death remains unknown, officials said.

Penal police chief Khoun So­phon said Thursday he interview­ed people present in the karaoke club on Street 252 where Nelson collapsed. The witnesses said he had a few cocktails but could not attest to any suspicious activity.

MPA’s Bangkok-based director, John Muller, said that once Nelson’s family gives final ap­prov­al, a few preliminary tests will be conducted on his remains in Phnom Penh.

After that, Nelson’s body will be shipped to Bangkok for a preliminary autopsy before it is returned to his home in the US.

Related Stories

Latest News

The Weekly DispatchA new weekly newsletter from The Cambodia Daily delivering news, analysis and opinion to your inbox. Published every Friday at 11:30am. Sign up today.