Connect with us


Burmese woman dies in stabbing attack

Legacy Phuket Gazette



Burmese woman dies in stabbing attack | Thaiger

PATONG, PHUKET: A Burmese woman last night died of stabbing injuries sustained while fighting off attackers in a workers’ camp in Kalim early yesterday evening.

Patong Police Duty Officer Nitikorn Rawang was informed that a Burmese woman, identified only as “Aa-eeka”, underwent emergency treatment for deep lacerations to the arms and chest after being rushed to Patong Hospital at about 7pm.

Ms Aa-eeka, 33, later died of her injuries.

She was rushed to the hospital by fellow residents at a Burmese laborer’s camp located off Phra Barami Road Soi 6, in Kalim.

After going to the hospital, Kathu Police Superintendent Grissak Songmoonnark led fellow officers to the camp to investigate.

They found bloodstains on the floor of a small shop that the victim had lived in with her boyfriend, also Burmese.

Initial investigation revealed that the attack occurred after the boyfriend went out on an errand, leaving the woman alone.

An unknown number of assailants then entered Ms Aa-eeka’s room in an apparent attempt to rape her, police said last night.

When Ms Ae-eeka tried to fight off her attacker or attackers, she was stabbed repeatedly.

She managed to escape, but didn’t get far. A neighbor, who heard the commotion and ran out to investigate, found Ms Ae-eeka collapsed in a pool of blood and rushed her to hospital.

Police last night said they suspected one or more residents of the camp were responsible because the attack place took place when the victim was alone.

However, today Col Grissak told the Gazette that police cannot confirm rape as the motive for the attack, nor do they have any firm leads or suspects in the case.

The legally registered Burmese workers in the camp refused to give any information, while a number of unregistered Burmese left the camp following the murder, he said.

— Kamol Pirat & Nation reporters


Get more from The Thaiger

📱 Download our app on Android or iOS
👋 Have your say on our Thailand forums
🔔 Subscribe to our daily email newsletter
📺 Subscribe / Join YouTube for daily shows
👍 Like/Follow us on Facebook
🐦 FOLLOW us on Twitter
📷 FOLLOW us on Instagram


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.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Archiving articles from the Phuket Gazette circa 1998 - 2017. View the Phuket Gazette online archive and Digital Gazette PDF Prints.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Coronavirus (Covid-19)18 mins ago

Saturday Covid-19 UPDATE: Select provincial totals

Transport35 mins ago

Woman dresses as astronaut to show moon-like road condition

Coronavirus (Covid-19)2 hours ago

CCSA announces vaccination goals for October; 50% inoculated

Welcome back to Thailand!

Thaiger is getting behind local businesses for the restart of tourism in Thailand - up to 50% discounts across all advertising packages!

Coronavirus (Covid-19)3 hours ago

Phuket Covid-19: 235 daily infections, 238 hospital beds available

Coronavirus (Covid-19)5 hours ago

Saturday Covid Update: 122 Deaths 14,109 new infections

Thailand21 hours ago

Oct 1 reopening NOT confirmed, Kpop star sparks frenzy for Thai meatballs |Thailand News Today

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Hua Hin22 hours ago

Final arguments Tuesday on dual pricing suit against Health Ministry

World23 hours ago

Texas lawyer dressed as Halloween’s Michael Myers to spread hurricane cheer

Thailand23 hours ago

The Last Dance feat. Mike | Thaiger Bites | September 17

Thailand24 hours ago

No “October reopening” plan has been approved – CCSA

Thailand24 hours ago

Public Health Ministry defends October 1 reopening

Coronavirus (Covid-19)24 hours ago

Friday Covid Update: 14,555 new cases; provincial totals

Crime1 day ago

Torture and forced disappearances bills pass House vote 368-0

Bangkok1 day ago

Bangkok Governor: NO reopening October 15 despite PM plans

Pattaya1 day ago

Thai-Russian 4 year old girl drowns in Pattaya home pool

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14 | Thaiger
Thailand4 days ago

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

Thailand7 months ago

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

Tourism7 months ago

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

Phuket7 months ago

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

Tourism7 months ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand7 months ago

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

Tourism7 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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

Thailand8 months ago

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