Death of Haing S. Ngor

March 22, 1940 - February 25, 1996
Los Angeles, California | Age 55

Oscar-winner of `The Killing Fields' is shot to death
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Dr. Haing S. Ngor survived the killing fields of Cambodia only to die on the streets of Los Angeles.

Ngor, who won an Academy Award for his role as a fellow Cambodian in the 1984 movie "The Killing Fields," was found shot to death beside his parked car Sunday night in front of his Chinatown home.

No immediate arrests were made, and the motive for the shooting was under investigation. But the home is in an increasingly seedy area, and some neighbors said Ngor may have been...

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