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Pattaya man allegedly confesses to stabbing murder of ex-wife

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…and has allegedly confessed to the murder. The original story can be found HERE:

The suspect has now been identified as 52 year old Boonlert Khunmoon of Chon Buri’s Banglamung district. The victim was 50 year old Sudjai Rodmanee, the suspect’s ex-wife.

The incident took place near the Chon Buri Land Office in Pattaya mid-morning yesterday. Boonlert followed Sudjai on a motorbike to a street near the land office in South Pattaya. Boonlert told Pattaya Police that he’d been attempting to reconcile with her and wanted to repair their broken relationship.

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In his statement, Boonlert claims Sudjai rejected his attempts to reconcile and apologise, and he became “enraged”, using a weapon, described as a “lancet” to reporters, to stab her several times in the street before fleeing. Witnesses called police who pursued the suspect until  he surrendered. Police described him as “co-operative”.

Boonlert has allegedly confessed to all charges presented to him and plans to plead guilty to murder, according to the police report. He remains in police custody.

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SOURCE: The Pattaya News

 

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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.

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