An elderly man suspected of sorcery was hacked to death on Sunday at his home in Kompong Speu provinceís Odong district, police said. The murder was the second brutal killing of a suspected sorcerer in the province in two days. Thleung Sum, 75, a retired traditional healer, was alone at his house in Kraing Chek commune when he was attacked by assailants, who struck him repeatedly in the back of the head with two machetes before shoving his lifeless body under his bed, according to Odong district police chief Khem Samon. Mr. Samon said that Thleung Sumís two
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