San Sreylai has been killed [HANG MEAS HDTV]
The 23-year-old singer made it to the final rounds of singing competition, The Voice Cambodia last year.
Sreylai was tragically shot dead in Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh, on Monday 16 October when she was in a beauty clinic.
It’s reported that her killer was her estranged husband, 53 year old Chey Rin, who shot himself after killing Sreylai.
San Sreylai was shot by a man who is reported to be her ex-husband [HANG MEAS HDTV]
Phnom Penh Deputy Police Chief Song Ly said that an investigation is ongoing into the death.
Security footage from the salon shows Sreylai talking to Rin before he shoots her and then himself.
Sreylai’s sister, San Kongkea, spoke to a local television station and revealed that the once married couple have two young sons.
The singer was on The Voice Cambodia [HANG MEAS HDTV]
According to The Daily Star, she told TVFB: “They separated when she entered The Voice Cambodia – the relationship became worse and worse because he is a jealous guy.”
Meanwhile, according to The Phnom Penh Post, a friend of the late singer said the reality star was friendly and had complained about the way in which Rin treated her.
They said: “The husband did not want Sreylai to enter singing competitions. And since she became a part of The Voice, the husband kept quarrelling with her.
The singer reached the final rounds of The Voice Cambodia [The Voice Cambodia ]
“Even though they already separated, he still kept bothering her.”
After appearing on The Voice, Sreylai had been working on music with Cambodian record label Hang Meas.