Police and murder suspect all safe after flash flood swallows cops' pick-up

PUBLISHED ON FRI, OCT 13, 2017 12:51 AM

Police and murder suspect all safe after flash flood swallows cops' pick-up

 

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Several policemen who had tracked down a murder suspect were then engulfed in a flash flood at a creek in Sai Yok, Kanchanaburi.

 

But all the cops and their suspect managed to swim to safety as the pick-up was almost submerged in the torrent.

 

The drama began on Monday evening when Sai Yok cops heard that a man had died from gunshot wounds and was in the local hospital.

 

Panya Sermsuk,46, had been shot in the chest with a shotgun.

 

His wife Thian Naranram said that the shooter was Udom Meksamlee, 37, a brother-in-law who had been angered by some teasing. 

 

He dropped by their house in a drunken state and called out the couple before unloading a shotgun into the victim.

 

He then fled into the forest, reported Daily News.

 

Police conducted a search of the Wang Yai - Mae Nam Noi forest area and subsequently managed to locate the suspect who was loaded onto the pick-up truck.

 

But on the way back to Sai Yok police station a flash flood happened at Wa Yor creek causing all the occupants to swim for their lives.

 

The suspect remains in custody.

 

 

Source: https://www.dailynews.co.th/crime/603730

 
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