Top Lampang official writes will, murders wife, fails in suicide attempt then flees

Top Lampang official writes will, murders wife, fails in suicide attempt then flees
 
5pm.jpg
Thai caption: HE WROTE HIS WILL....then murdered his wife
 
A police hunt is on in Lampang in northern Thailand for a senior "tessaban" official who strangled his wife then fled after apparently failing to successfully hang himself from the banisters.
 
A two page will was found on a desk. 
 
Pol Capt Bunchuay Lamanee of the Serm Ngam police responded to a call after a woman was found dead in bed on the third floor of a building.
 
Rungthiwa, 35, was dressed in t-shirt and underpants and had been dead about six hours. Marks on her neck indicated she had been strangled. 
 
A two page note left on a desk identified the killer as Niran, 51, the head of the tessaban or local authority in the Sop Prap district of Lampang. He wrote that he was the victim's husband. 
 
5pm1.jpg
Picture: Sanook
 
On the banisters was a knotted green nylon rope. It is thought that Niran tried to hang himself but failed and fled the scene. 
 
He is now being hunted. 
 
Forensics were poring over the scene gathering all evidence including DNA samples, said Sanook. 
 
The body of the victim was taken for a detailed autopsy at Serm Ngam Hospital 
 
Souce: Sanook
 
 
thai+visa_news.jpg
-- © Copyright Thai Visa News 2019-07-12
Follow Thaivisa on LINE for breaking Thailand news and visa info
latest news from Chiang Mai

10 Italian tourists injured following bus accident in Lampang Image: Siam Rath 10 Italian tourists were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned in Lampang province on Friday. The bus was travelling from Sukhothai to Lampang when it skidded off Highway 11 during heavy rain. The ten...

READ MORE...

Army cancels Loy Krathong sky lantern world record attempt in Chiang Mai  The military in Chiang Mai has ordered the cancellation of a major sky lantern event planned for the Loy Krathong festival in November, following heavy criticism from conservation groups. The event, jointly organized by the...

READ MORE...

New Zealand expat arrested for alleged drug dealing and working on retirement visa  Police in Chiang Mai have arrested a New Zealand man for alleged drug dealing and working without a work permit. Police raided a restaurant on Sam Lan Road at 10pm on Tuesday and arrested a 55 year old...

READ MORE...

How analysing problems pays offBy Jintana PanyaarvudhSpecial to The NationMae On, Chiang Mai Ban Mae Kampong has become an offbeat retreat for travellers. Many key tourist destinations have been coping with many problems such as overcrowding, but the village Mae Kampong in Chiang Mai’s Mae On...

READ MORE...
sponsors