Connect with us

Crime

Army captain charged in knife attack on 83 year old neighbour

Jack Burton

Published

 on 

PHOTO: Facebook screenshot

An army captain in the south central province of Chachoengsao has been charged in connection with a knife attack on her 83 year old neighbour in Bang Pakong district yesterday morning. The victim suffered numerous serious wounds. Police rushed to the scene after being alerted at around 7am.The accused attacker, a 45 year old Pansamon Yuenyong, was waiting in the yard of her house next to the victim’s house when they arrived.

Officers report that they saw the attacker talking loudly over the gate to the victim’s relatives. They tried to persuade her to leave her property. After about 30 minutes of negotiations, she left the house and officers took her to the Bang Pakong police station for further questioning.

41 year old Sukanya Wutthisin, daughter of the victim, told police her father was about to go to the hospital before the incident occurred. He had forgotten his face mask, so he went back to the house. She says Pansamon, his next-door neighbour, suddenly opened the gate and walked toward her father.

Sukanya, who was in her car parked in front of another house, says the knife-wielding woman suddenly attacked her father, who tried to escape and ran into his house. When she saw the incident, she honked her horn to alert other family members to help.

Police charged Pansamon with physically assaulting another person causing serious injury. She reportedly admitted to the attack, but gave confusing accounts during interrogation. Relatives of the victim told police Pansamon lived alone in her house and showed signs of mental illness. They said she carried a knife and had tried to attack neighbours on at least 2 other occasions.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

 

Get more from The Thaiger

📱 Download our app on Android or iOS
👋 Have your say on our Thailand forums
🔔 Subscribe to our daily email newsletter
📺 Subscribe / Join YouTube for daily shows
👍 Like/Follow us on Facebook
🐦 FOLLOW us on Twitter
📷 FOLLOW us on Instagram

image

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Avatar

    Richard

    Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 11:12 am

    Jack Burton where in Georgia are you from. I live in Thailand also, I come from Jeff Davis County

  2. Avatar

    Paul Blake

    Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 11:54 am

    Obviously, the symptom side effects of being on a psychological pharmaceutical drug… Every mass and school killing spree has been connected to the attacker being on one or more psychological drugs!

    Ref:
    (PDF) Psychiatric Medications and School Shootingswww.researchgate.net › publication › 308220517_Psychi…
    Mania, Mayhem and Murder: America’s addiction to dangerous. ‘s hits … list school shooters and the drugs they allegedly were taking at. the time of …

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Tourism10 hours ago

Local businesses say they aren’t profiting from Phuket Sandbox

Crime10 hours ago

Woman shot by stray gunfire during motorcycle shooting

Phuket12 hours ago

Phuket pair arrested in possession of meth pills, homemade gun

Welcome back to Thailand!

Thaiger is getting behind local businesses for the restart of tourism in Thailand - up to 50% discounts across all advertising packages!

Coronavirus (Covid-19)12 hours ago

Prayut to propose to CCSA to reopen theatres, allow filmmaking

Coronavirus (Covid-19)13 hours ago

Saturday Covid-19 UPDATE: Select provincial totals

Transport13 hours ago

Woman dresses as astronaut to show moon-like road condition

image
Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Coronavirus (Covid-19)14 hours ago

CCSA announces vaccination goals for October; 50% inoculated

Coronavirus (Covid-19)16 hours ago

Phuket Covid-19: 235 daily infections, 238 hospital beds available

Coronavirus (Covid-19)17 hours ago

Saturday Covid Update: 122 Deaths 14,109 new infections

Thailand1 day ago

Oct 1 reopening NOT confirmed, Kpop star sparks frenzy for Thai meatballs |Thailand News Today

Hua Hin1 day ago

Final arguments Tuesday on dual pricing suit against Health Ministry

World1 day ago

Texas lawyer dressed as Halloween’s Michael Myers to spread hurricane cheer

Thailand1 day ago

The Last Dance feat. Mike | Thaiger Bites | September 17

Thailand2 days ago

No “October reopening” plan has been approved – CCSA

Thailand2 days ago

Public Health Ministry defends October 1 reopening

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14 | Thaiger
Thailand5 days ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism7 months ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism7 months ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism7 months ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending