Bang Lamung –
A mother has been shot dead in front of her daughter who begged for her mother’s life while the suspect shot himself to death last night.
Major Apichanan Watanawaranggoon of the Huayyai Police Chief was notified of the incident at 8:30PM at a house in Khao Maikaew.
Police, emergency responders and The Pattaya News rushed to the scene.
The body of 38 year old Ms. Chayanan Prasobsuk was found in the bedroom. A single bullet wound was found in her temple.
Nearby, rescue workers found 67 year old Mr. Sophon Thitanon who was a contractor in Chonburi.
He had sustained serious injuries from a gun shot to his head. He was later pronounced dead. A single handgun was found at the scene.
A neighbor told The Pattaya News that she heard the first gun shot before a female started screaming.
After that, she heard another gun shot before a 13 year old girl who is Ms, Chayanan’s daughter ran out for help. Due to her age, The Pattaya News has withheld her name.
The girl told police that she saw everything.
She asked for her mother’s life from Sophon but he had ignored her. He shot her mother before shooting himself.
Police are helping the daughter find support and shelter with other relatives. They continue to investigate the incident and say at this time it is not clear what caused the suspect to commit the crime.