Sany San

 

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: daughter of murdered Phnom Penh University Khmer-language professor Him Kao who had immigrated to the United States from Battambang, Cambodia along with her family as refugees in 2003 after she survived a modern-day genocidal campaign of the Khmer Rouge regime that had executed an estimated 3 million people including her father and a sister in her native country during the 1970's, and who began to work as a janitor at a Palo Alto, Calif. doughnut shop for several years until her temporary tourist visa had long been expired making her an undocumented immigrant.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by stabbing

 

Born: 1961

 

Died: July 22, 2007

 

Location: San Jose, California