Connect with us

Crime

Man allegedly shoots his wife after argument over money for alcohol

Published

 on 

PHOTO: National Thailand
A man has allegedly shot and killed his wife as she lay next to their baby yesterday after, according to neighbours, she refused to give him money to buy more alcohol.
 
Nation Thailand reports that Police in Samut Songkhram province, south west of Bangkok, say the alleged killer was still on the run. They found the body of 36 year old Yupaporn Poonpipit lying with a gunshot wound as the couple’s 9 month old baby cried next to his mother’s dead body. She was found still clutching 700 baht in her hand.
 
Police learned that the couple were vendors who had been idle during the pandemic crisis, leaving them without any income. Police named the husband as 25 year old Winai Maila-or, who was report to be a regular drinker.
 
A witness told police he saw Winai argue with his wife after she refused to give money to buy alcohol and then heard gunshots, before Winai drove away from the house.
 

 

Get more from The Thaiger

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.

If you have story ideas, a restaurant to review, an event to cover or an issue to discuss, contact The Thaiger editorial staff.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Press Room5 hours ago

Best island boat tours from Phuket – must-visit islands and unforgettable experiences you should not miss out on

Thailand6 hours ago

Thailand News Today | Foreigners anger Chiang Mai locals for kissing in temple

World6 hours ago

Former Coventry footballer seriously ill in Thai hospital

Crime6 hours ago

Weapons used by jealous Thai man to murder and chop up lover found

Guides6 hours ago

Foodie Zone: Should you try Keto diet? 2022

Chiang Mai6 hours ago

River in Chiang Mai overflows, floods spread

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Thailand7 hours ago

3-year jail term for carrying crops, fruit & veg into Japan

Thailand7 hours ago

Bank repossesses the wrong house in central Thailand

Thailand7 hours ago

Innocent man jailed 7 months for 15.8 million baht theft demands justice

Weather8 hours ago

Thailand’s cold season expected to hit in late October

Thailand8 hours ago

ฺThai boxer blackmails 20 women into sending nude pics

World9 hours ago

South Korea gives North Korea a warning

Visa9 hours ago

Philippines offers attractive alternative to Thailand’s 10 year LTR visa

Phuket10 hours ago

Thousands join Chinese ceremony at Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Coronavirus (Covid-19)10 hours ago

Bang Sue’s Central Vaccination Centre officially closed

Thailand1 year ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Tourism2 years ago

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

Phuket2 years ago

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

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

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

Tourism2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Thailand2 years ago

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

Trending