Another seriously injured Briton died in Thailand after a knife attack, police say


Bangkok — 49-year-old Briton was found dead at home in a knife wound in western Thailand, and Thai suspects were detained, police said on Sunday.

Police in Kanchanaburi said another 55-year-old British man had been injured and hospitalized, adding that further evidence was being collected.

According to police, Thai men were suspected of attacking them with a sickle to drink and play loud music, according to preliminary investigations.

Police and forensic inspectors were collecting evidence and weapons on the scene, a video from broadcaster Thai PBS showed.

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Police and forensic inspectors are collecting evidence in a scene where a 49-year-old British man was found dead in a still image from a video on January 23, 2022 at his home in western Thailand. (Screenshot by Reuters / The Epoch Times)

According to media reports, witnesses said the suspect was believed to have a history of mental health problems.

Local media said the suspect had a history of mental health problems. Police said his history was still under investigation.

By Chayut Setboonsarng and Juarawee Kittisilpa

Reuters

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