VIETNAM: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR SETTING FIRE TO FAMILY
August 23, 2011: the People's Supreme Court in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, sentenced Nguyen Van Hay, 39, to death for killing his wife and 14 year old daughter on September 5, 2010.
Han was originally sentenced to life in May. He was found guilty of beating his wife unconscious in a jealous rage with a log and pouring petrol on all his family members and setting them alight. Two of his children survived the attack. (Sources: Monsters & Critics, 24/08/2011)