Man Shot Dead Over Family Dispute in Pattaya Area

Banglamung –

A man was shot to death over a family dispute near Pattaya.

Captain Wongsathorn Makkanan of the Banglamung Police was notified of the incident on Wednesday (September 27th) at 6:30 P.M. at a rental house on the railway road in Nongprue.

Police and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the injured man, Mr. Adisak Malahom, 42. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he tragically was pronounced dead.

The suspect was identified by police as Mr. Nattaphon Kongnurak, 38. He was arrested near the scene. Seized from him was a handmade hand gun with one bullet.

The suspect’s mother Mrs. Payao Kaewthai, 69, told police that Mr. Adisak was her ex-son in law. He continually had argued with her son about an unknown problem. Nattaphon is the brother of Mr. Adisak’s ex-wife.

Nattaphon was taken to the Banglamung Police Station for further legal actions. He refused to give any statement to reporters and has not entered a plea as of press time.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.