Thai man, 53, found dead in Phuket from alleged shotgun suicide

PUBLISHED ON FRI, APR 21, 2017 8:30 PM

Thai man, 53, found dead in Phuket from alleged shotgun suicide

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Police inspect the scene of the alleged suicide. Photo: GOT Rescue


PHUKET:-- A 53-year-old Thai man was found dead inside a property in Mai Khao this morning after allegedly committing suicide by shooting himself in the head with a shotgun.


Col Prawit Suthireunarun, Chief of the Thachatchai Police received a report earlier today (Apr 21) where it was stated a man been found with a gunshot wound to his head at a house in Moo 3, Mai Khao.


Upon arrival at the scene, the body of the man, Phanit ‘Yi’ Pheuksaprasert, 53, was found lying face up on the ground with blood on the floor and a serious gunshot wound to his head.


Beside the body was a shotgun with a spent cartridge nearby.


“The man’s face was unrecognisable due to the gunshot wound,” said Col Prawit.


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