Businessman shoots himself

PHUKET TOWN: Jusim Tantiwit, owner of a large pig farm in Mai Khao, and a relative of Banlur Tantiwit, former president of the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization, (Or Bor Jor), killed himself on Saturday evening. Jusim parked his pick-up truck in the Phuket Adventist Hospital car park, then shot himself with a .22-calibre rifle. Hospital staff found his body in the early hours of Sunday and called the police. Police said that Jusim’s wife had told them that her husband telephoned his older brother on Saturday afternoon and explained to him that he was planning to commit suicide. He also told him when and how he was going to do it. Pol Lt Col Amnuan Kraiwutthianont of the Phuket Town Police said, “The investigation will not be taken any further as there were no suspicious circumstances and the family confirms our belief that this was a suicide.”

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