Kosoul Chanthakoummane, the 25 year old son of a "a hardworking, respectable immigrant family
" was arrested in Carrollton
, Texas, yesterday, accused of stabbing Sarah Anne Walker 27 times before taking her Rolex watch and silver ring:
On July 8, a Plano couple looking at a model home in D.R. Horton`s Craig Ranch development discovered Ms. Walker`s body in the kitchen. Investigators said many of the 27 stab wounds were defensive, indicating the real estate professional put up a fight in her final moments.
(Sources: DNA matches suspect`s
, by Tiara M. Ellis. The Dallas Morning News
, September 7 2006)
Witness statements and a sketch link Chanthakoummane, a Laotian
immigrant, to the crime — as does DNA matching.
Chanthakoummane was released recently after serving 7 years out of his 11 year sentence for two counts each of aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping of two elderly women in North Carolina. His attorney at that time said of him: "he seemed to be a very hardened young man to be only 16.
See also Hardened murders, imported