Columbia Police has identified Nam Hoang Le, 53, of St. Louis as the individual who was found deceased in the kitchen area of ABC Chinese Cuisine, 3510 Interstate 70 Dr. SE, on Feb. 18. During the investigation, CPD was able to determine that Le made entry while the business was closed in what appeared to be an attempted burglary.
Detectives were able to locate and make contact with the brother of Le in Vietnam with the assistance of a translator.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2019-001619