A man was stabbed to death at his home in Ho Chi Minh City by another man who is believed to be his acquaintance on Sunday.
Police in District 12 confirmed on Monday morning they were investigating the murder that took place at a house in Tan Thoi Hiep Ward.
The victim was a 27-year-old man named V., who lived at the residence.
Preliminary information showed that an unidentified man, around his 20s, rode a motorbike to V.’s home on Sunday afternoon.
He entered the house for a brief moment before leaving.
V.’s mother ran out of the house shortly after as she called for help.
Nearby neighbors rushed into the residence and found V. on the floor with a stab wound. He was suffering from severe bleeding.
The man was rushed to the hospital but eventually succumbed to his injury.
Some eyewitnesses recalled seeing blood on the clothes of the suspect.
After being notified, police in District 12 have initiated an investigation, examined the scene, and started a manhunt for the suspect.
A source close to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper stated that the suspect seemed to be an acquaintance of the victim.