College student, 22, is murdered by gang who ‘kidnapped her off the street, gang raped her for three days and then strangled her to death’
- Cao Thi My Duyen found half naked and strangled on roof of abandoned building
- Five men arrested on suspicion of her abduction, rape and murder
- She disappeared while making a delivery of chickens in Dien Bien, Vietnam
Five men have been arrested for kidnapping a 22-year-old college student who they allegedly gang raped over three days before strangling her to death.
Cao Thi My Duyen has been identified as the murder victim in the northern Vietnamese province of Dien Bien.
The victim was found half-naked, wearing only a long-sleeved top and underwear. Her face was covered with her motorcycle helmet.
Student Cao Thi My Duyen was found half naked and strangled to death in an abandoned house three days after she disappeared on a delivery order
The local authorities have also arrested five suspects who are currently being investigated.
They have been identified as Bui Van Cong, Pham Van Nhiem, Luong Van Hung, Luong Van La and Vuong Van Hung.
Duyen, who helped her mother run a market stall, was last seen wearing a motorcycle helmet and using her phone while making a delivery of live chickens to a customer, according to reports.
Luong Van La (left) and Vuong Van Hung (right), along with the other three suspects, are believed to have admitted to kidnapping and raping the woman
Her mother reported the student as missing and she was found three days later at an abandoned house about an hour’s drive from her home.
She appeared to have been left on the roof after being raped and murdered, with her face covered by her motorcycle helmet.
Vietnamese police have confirmed that the young woman was gang raped before being strangled to death.
According to local media, the suspects have admitted to kidnapping and raping the student before killing her.
Van Hung, one of the suspects, was reportedly the client who ordered the live chickens and asked for Duyen to deliver them personally.
The investigation is ongoing.
Duyen, who helped her mother run a market stall, was last seen wearing a motorcycle helmet and using her phone while making a delivery of live chickens