murder

  • Crime

    Female suspect in Kyrgyzstani woman’s death arrested in Bangkok

    UPDATE A female suspect in the case of the Kyrgyzstani woman who plunged to her death in Pattaya on Friday has been arrested yesterday in Bangkok. The victim, 30 year old Anara Seitaleva, died after falling from a hotel balcony on Friday, September 16. Police arrested a 27 year old Chinese woman named Rou Li at a condominium in Bangkok’s…

  • Pattaya

    Kyrgyzstani woman found dead in Pattaya reported trouble with Chinese gangster

    A Kyrgyzstani woman who plunged to her death in Pattaya yesterday had previously reported problems with a Chinese gangster. The 30 year old woman died after falling from a hotel balcony. This was after she had recently filed a report to Pattaya police saying she was defrauded by a Chinese gangster to be a prostitute. An American man had owned…

  • Hot News

    Woman gets death penalty for poisoning kids

    A Thai woman was handed the death sentence after being found guilty of poisoning her two children and garnering donations by posting their sickness on social media. Nattiwan Rakkunjet, 29 years old, was charged with one count of murder with prosecutors recommending the death penalty. Nattiwan adopted one of her two children at the age of four in 2015. But,…

  • North East

    NE Thai man kills fiancé & himself after discussing engagement ceremony

    A man in northeast Thailand yesterday shot and killed his fiance and himself after the couple had reportedly met to talk about their engagement ceremony. The bodies of the man, 62 year old Thongsai, and his girlfriend, 39 year old Kritsana, were found on a cassava plantation. Kritsana’s sister told police that Kritsana had gotten home from work when Thongsai…

  • Crime

    Corpse with phone charger tied around neck dumped in pond in northern Thailand

    A murder investigation has been launched in Phayao province, northern Thailand after a woman’s corpse was found floating face down in a pond yesterday. Police suspect she was strangled to death with a phone charger, which was tied around her throat. Her right ankle was tied up with rope. Officers from Muang Phayao Police Station were called to Village 13…

  • Crime

    UPDATE: Chaiwat denies murdering Karen activist ‘Billy’ in western Thailand

    UPDATE: Chaiwat denies murdering Karen activist ‘Billy’ in western Thailand Former superintendent of Kaeng Krachan National Park, Chaiwat Limlikitaksorn, denies all allegations that he and three other national park officials abducted and murdered Karen activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen in 2014. Last month, Chaiwat and three others were indicted after the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) found additional evidence that Billy…

  • Crime

    Court grants bail to salon owner who murdered couple over haircut in central Thailand

    The salon owner who murdered an unhappy customer and her husband – both TV stars – in front of their young daughter in Pathum Thani on Saturday has been released on bail for 500,000 baht. Pathum Thani Provincial Court decided to grant bail to 51 year old Prasart Rangyai yesterday afternoon on the condition he wears an electronic monitoring (EM)…

  • Crime

    Salon owner who stabbed 2 charged with premeditated murder

    More details have emerged regarding the customers who were stabbed to death in a Pathum Thani shopping centre, as it was confirmed that the salon owner accused of the stabbing turned himself in and has been charged with premeditated murder. The horrific incident took place Saturday afternoon around 3pm at a Lotus superstore in tambon Bang Kadi in Muang district…

  • Crime

    Fight over haircut in salon ends with man and wife dead

    Iconic French fashion designer Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” Unfortunately, following a tragic incident in a Pathum Thani salon, a woman lost her life, as did her husband, after an allegedly bad haircut ended in violence. The incident took place yesterday afternoon in a mall in the Greater Bangkok…

  • Crime

    Man stabs wife’s secret lover to death in rice paddy in central Thailand

    A man stabbed his wife’s suspected secret lover to death in a rice field last night in In Buri district in the central province of Sing Buri. Police are still tracking down the assailant, who fled the scene on a motorbike. At 9.55pm, officers from In Buri Police Station went to investigate after they received a report that two men…

  • Crime

    Teen soldier murders cousin for allegedly raping his mother

    A 19 year old soldier was arrested for murdering his cousin in an act of revenge for allegedly raping his mother in Southern Thailand. The soldier, Watcharapong Lakejit, murdered his cousin, 36 year old Niphat Sookmak, on Tuesday night by stabbing him in the head with a knife. The teenager was arrested for the offence at 3am yesterday at a…

  • Crime

    Four national park officials indicted over Karen activist’s murder in western Thailand

    Four national park officials have been indicted for the murder of Karen activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen. The four men are accused of abducting and murdering Billy in Kaeng Krachan National Park in the western province of Phetchaburi in 2014. Yesterday, the Office of the Attorney General informed the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) of its decision to indict the four…

  • Crime

    Nigerian and Vietnamese couple found dead linked to drug trade

    The two foreign nationals found buried in a forest in northeast Thailand last month might have been linked to the drug trade, according to the national police. The couple, a 38 year old Nigerian man and a 33 year old Vietnamese woman was found buried in a forest in Nakhon Ratchasima province on July 28. Today, Thailand’s national police chief…

  • Crime

    Karen woman stabbed to death in central Thailand

    A Karen woman was found dead lying in a pool of blood outside of a condo building in Nonthaburi province yesterday at 11pm. Police said she had been stabbed in the neck with a knife. Officers from Bang Bua Thong Police Station, doctors from the Institute of Forensic Sciences, and rescue workers from the Ruamkatanyu Foundation were called to the…

  • North East

    Dead bodies in northeast Thailand belong to Nigerian & Vietnamese nationals

    The bodies of a man and a woman found buried in a forest in northeast Thailand on July 28 have been identified as a Nigerian man and a Vietnamese woman. The man was 38 years old, and the woman was 33 years old. Police believe the couple had been dead for two to four weeks when they were found, making…

  • Crime

    Bodies of a couple found buried in Isaan province remain unknown

    The naked corpses of a Thai woman and a foreign man discovered buried in a forest near Baan Tung Arun Community in Chok Chai district, Nakhon Ratchasima, or Korat, Isaan province, remain unidentified. Police reported yesterday that the investigation to find out who they were continues after revealing enquiries had been made to a number of hospitals specializing in silicone…

  • Crime

    Son shoots mother after drunken row in luxury Bangkok condo

    In a scene that had all the hallmarks of a Greek tragedy, a 41-year-old businessman shot and killed his 65 year old mother and threatened to murder his wife and two children after a drunken row broke out in a luxury condominium in Bangkok. Kelvin Shuo Gao, an Australian citizen, shot his Chinese mother Xing Liu twice to the body…

  • North East

    UPDATE: Police find clues in likely murder case in northeast Thailand

    UPDATE Police have found clues in a likely murder case in northeast Thailand. This news comes after villagers the bodies of a man and a woman in a forest in Chok Chai district in Nakhon Ratchasima province on Thursday night. Now, police have found microchips in the woman’s silicon breast implants. She also had unique tattoos. These include a tattoo…

  • Crime

    Man extradited from Thailand to Australia to face murder charge

    A man charged with the murder of another man in 2014 has been extradited from Thailand to Australia. The man, 33 year old Antonio “Tony” Bagnato, carried out the murder of 25 year old Bradley Dillon along with others. The suspects shot Dillon in the back three times and stabbed him repeatedly at a car park in Leichhardt, a suburb…

  • Crime

    Jealous husband slits wife’s throat after row over 500 baht

    A jealous husband slit his wife’s throat in a row over money in her restaurant in the middle of a market in the central province of Ang Thong before attempting to commit suicide. Ekkachai Lomrai used a chef knife to murder his wife, Patcha Poonthongkam, in Sawaeng Ha Market on Sawaeng Ha – Pho Thong Road in Ang Thong, after…

  • Crime

    Alcohol ban tightening in homeless centre after in-house murder

    The Chon Buri Homeless Protection Centre is vowing to crack down on their alcohol ban after a drunk homeless man used a broken booze bottle to kill another homeless man. The bizarre and grisly murder carried out by the intoxicated tenant has prompted the centre to tighten up enforcement of the alcohol ban already in place in the shelter. The…

  • Crime

    UPDATE: Woman’s corpse “naked and covered in bite marks” found in northeast Thailand

    UPDATE: Today, police arrested the man suspected of murdering his wife, Daeng, whose body was found naked and covered in bite marks at her home in Buriram on Monday. Police detained and arrested Nithipot, aka “Dao” at a relative’s house in Huai Thalaeng district in Nakhon Ratchasima province this morning. Police brought him back to Buriram for questioning at Phutthaisong…