Jan Lim, 59, Bayou Body Count No. 271

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Murder-suicide in midst of a divorce
A man killed his estranged wife and then committed suicide on the southwest side Monday night, police say.

HPD was called to the couple's home at the intersection of Dairy Ashford and Huntington Venture by the man's brother, who had found their bodies.

Police determined the woman, Jan Lim, 51, had been killed by being hit with a blunt object on the head, possibly a hatchet found at the scene. The husband, Jaranya Kanjanavaikoon, 46, then hung himself. (Note: HPD has corrected the info on the man's name. \He is Keovixay Sydavong, 46.)

According to police who investigated, the couple were divorcing and Kanjanavaikoon "was suicidal."


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