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PHITSANULOK: They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but a housewife in Nernmaprang District wound up dead with a shotgun blast through her stomach – after serving her drunk husband a dinner that he deemed mai aroy (not delicious). The wife, 33-year-old Somtong Kamyuang of Tambon Chompoo Village 3, had prepared dinner for her husband Boonsong, 39, who came home drunk as usual on the evening of March 17. But after finishing the meal, he had some rather unflattering comments about the quality of the food she had prepared. This precipitated an argument that eventually became so violent that Boonsong walked to the house of a neighbor, borrowed a shotgun, and stood in front of his own home firing a volley of shots into the sky to vent his anger. But rather than intimidate his spouse, his shots only made her angrier. Totally enraged, she grabbed her own shotgun from a bedroom and confronted her husband in what turned out to be a duel with no winner. Her shot found its target, but her husband didn’t die immediately. He managed to return fire, blowing a hole in his wife’s stomach and leaving her dead in a pool of her own blood. He himself later died in hospital. When the police arrived they found 16-year-old Sririntra Kamyuang, one of the couple’s daughters, weeping over her mother’s corpse. The deceased couple are survived by three children – now all orphans.

 

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