U.S. murder suspect dies in Cambodian hospital: report


PHNOM PENH — A U.S. national charged with murder over the strangling of his Vietnamese girlfriend died of an apparent suicide in a Cambodian hospital, local media reported Monday. Grant Kim Helling, 47, was found hanging dead Saturday in the bathroom at Phnom Penh’s Monivong Hospital, the English-language Cambodia Daily newspaper reported.

The man was reportedly getting treatment for his legs, which he badly injured jumping from his first-floor balcony on Feb. 22.