7 May 2013

Vietnamese fisherman facing attempted murder charge in American Samoa

1:18 pm on 7 May 2013

A Vietnamese fisherman, facing a charge of attempting to murder another fisherman in American Samoa, is being held on a 100 thousand US dollar bond ahead of a court appearance next week.

Thai Dang is charged with second degree attempted murder, first degree assault and second degree assault.

If convicted he could be jailed for up to 15 years.

The injured man has claimed the defendant stabbed him several times.