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Wheelchair-bound man shot dead under a flyover in Chiang Mai

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A man has been found dead with two gunshot wounds under a flyover in Chiang Mai’s Meuang district. He was an amputee and still seated in his wheelchair when police attended the scene.

Police were alerted at 7.30am this morning that a body had been discovered in a wheelchair beneath a flyover on the Chiang Mai-Lampong road in Tambon Tha Sala.

The man, as yet unidentified, had been shot in the chest and right temple.

The deceased, wheelchair-bound due to his legs having been amputated was wearing a luxury watch and his wheelchair was an expensive imported brand, according to police.

An STI .45 pistol was found on his lap.

Police are yet to determine whether his death was the result of a murder in disguise, or a suicide.

Phet Chakbuakham, a truck driver who had parked his vehicle to take a rest under the flyover, said he heard two loud bangs somewhere between 2-3am, but he thought it was the sound of firecrackers and did not look outside his cab to check further.

Wheelchair-bound man shot dead under a flyover in Chiang Mai | News by Thaiger

SOURCE: The Nation

 

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