Man kills alleged abusive brother-in-law with PVC pipe

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A Thai man, overwhelmed by stress and frustration, confessed to fatally attacking his brother-in-law with a PVC pipe. The incident occurred yesterday, June 10, leaving the victim dead on his bed.

Chief of Plang Yao Police Station, Police Lieutenant Colonel Precha Nisaisom reported receiving a call about the attack that took place in a house in Nong Mai Kaen, Plang Yao District, Chachoengsao.

Upon arrival, authorities discovered the deceased, identified as 63 year old Phon, lying on his bed wearing only shorts. Beside him was a broken PVC pipe, the weapon used in the assault. The suspect, 64 year old Sunthorn was waiting at the scene to surrender to the police.

Sunthorn admitted to the crime, explaining that he had been under immense stress for a long time, which led to this tragic outburst. He elaborated that Phon, who was his brother-in-law, frequently got drunk and insulted him, causing family tensions for years.

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The ongoing harassment had compounded over time, ultimately pushing Sunthorn to his breaking point.

He admitted that in a moment of rage, he grabbed the PVC pipe and struck Phon repeatedly on his body and neck until Phon collapsed. He did not hit him again after he fell. Relatives then called the police, and Sunthorn did not attempt to flee the scene.

Investigators interviewed witnesses at the scene, gathered evidence, and took Sunthorn into custody for legal proceedings. The body of the deceased was transported to the hospital by rescue workers for a detailed autopsy.

The family was advised to follow up on the necessary procedures to retrieve the body for religious rites, reported KhaoSod.

In related news, a young man has been arrested after his dating app lover was found strangled to death in Prachuap Khiri Khan, shortly after learning he was already married.

Police apprehended 22 year old Anuwat Pimmat at an eatery in Prachuap Khiri Khan, around 10pm yesterday. He faces charges of murder and concealing a body, following an arrest warrant issued by the Phetchaburi Criminal Court.

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