Husband admits killing wife, family
A Nakhon Phanom man wanted for the shotgun murder of his wife and her entire family has been arrested, police said on Friday.
- Published: 30/11/2012 at 02:50 PM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Sarayuth Sathee, 26, was apprehended in possession of a shotgun presumed to have been used in the crime, along with one million baht in cash.
Mr Sarayuth is accused of murdering his wife, Kasorn Saenchai, her parents Savarth Saenchai and Aporn Saenchai, and her youngere sister Mallika Saenchai during an argument at a service station in Tha Uthen district of Nakhon Phanom province on Thursday.
The police found him the next day hiding at his friend's house in Roi Et province.
Mr Sarayuth allegedly confessed that got into a heated dispute with his wife of five years, thinking that she was leaving him for her ex-husband. He claimed that he only wanted to scare her wife with the shotgun, but pulled the trigger when her relatives lunged at him.
The investigators will also look into the source of the large amount of cash found on him.
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