Thalang man stabbed to death

THALANG: A young Thai man was stabbed to death in the early morning of January 2 at Baan Li Porn. A motive for the murder has not yet been determined.

The police received a phone call at around 1 am from a local citizen saying that a man had been stabbed in front of the car tire store Baan Li Porn Ruam Yang.

Loy Buathong, 26, a resident of the area, was found stabbed once in the chest and with multiple contusions on other parts of his body.

Pol Capt Prakorp Boonkwan, of Thalang District, told the Gazette that eyewitnesses reported the victim had been sitting alone on the sidewalk when a gang of between six and eight teenaged men on motorbikes approached him. The victim tried to run away, but one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the upper right area of his chest.

The case is under investigation.

Phuket News

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