Police Tuesday are anticipated to current their Chinatown homicide case to prosecutors within the knife killing of two victims at a personal membership in an obvious debt dispute.
One of many victims of the suspect who had demanded cash from him on the Chinatown membership was publicly recognized by the Los Angeles Police Division as Tony Younger.
Younger was in his 60s and lived within the Montebello space, in response to the coroner’s workplace.
The suspected attacker, 37-yr-previous Vinh Quok Dao, approached Younger about 2:forty five p.m. Thursday on the Hop Sing Tong Benevolent Affiliation at 428 Gin Ling Means, close to the 900 block of North Broadway, and demanded cash from him, police stated.
“When Younger refused, Dao attacked him with a knife, killing him,” in line with an LAPD assertion.
One other man — recognized as sixty four-yr-previous Monterey Park resident Kim Kong Yun — intervened and was additionally attacked and killed, authorities stated.
Dao was shortly recognized and arrested in Rosemead about 24 hours after the killings, in accordance with the LAPD.
Dao, a former member of the personal membership, had lately returned to Los Angeles after a number of years within the Las Vegas space, police stated.
Dao was booked on suspicion of two counts of homicide, stated LAPD Officer Mike Lopez.
Dao is being held on $four million bail, based on on-line inmate data.
Detectives plan to current their case to the Los Angeles County District Lawyer’s Workplace on Tuesday.
—Metropolis Information Service
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