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A 21-YEAR-old man has reportedly admitted to brutally slashing his wife's throat before playing her favorite music while she bled to death, police say.

Xichen Yang was arrested on Tuesday after his wife Nhu Quynh Pham was found dead in a pool of her own blood, Altamonte Springs police said.

Xichen Yang, 21, from Florida reportedly admitted to slashing his wife's throat and playing her favorite music while she bled to deathCredit: Altamonte Springs Police Department
Yang is being charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence, police saidCredit: Fox35

Florida officials responded to a wellness check at 9am on Tuesday after Yang failed to show up to work.

When officers entered the apartment, they found Pham laying in a bathtub in a pool of blood with her throat slashed.

Investigators also found rubber gloves and disinfectant beside the body, ClickOrlando reported.

Yang was not in the apartment but was approached by cops soon after their arrival.

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After he was questioned, Yang allegedly admitted to slitting her throat after he was overtaken by anger.

The young man told detectives that "he could feel himself getting more and more angry" before her murder.

He was reportedly upset with Pham because she burned his passport.

Yang said "he could have stopped short of killing her" but "that was not how he was raised," cops claimed.

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After Yang slashed his wife's throat, he dragged her into the bathtub, the arrest report shows.

He then "played her favorite music" and "held her hand" for around 10 minutes until she died, police said in the report.

Yang reportedly had gotten cleaning supplies to clean up the blood when his employer called him to ask why he failed to show up to work.

The alleged killer told his employer that he had done "unspeakable" things, police said.

He allegedly admitted to the murder to the employer, prompting them to call police.

The suspect was previously arrested on domestic violence charges after an incident involving his wife in January, Click Orlando reported.

Yang is being held at the Seminole County jail without bond.

He is facing charges of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence.

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He is due to appear in court on Thursday with an arraignment scheduled for August 3.

A GoFundMe was created to raise funds for Pham's funeral expenses.