The husband thought his wife had another man — so he did her in.
On March 19th, 2021, police in Trat province arrested Mr. Charoen, or Thanin Wongpricha, aged 56, accused of intentionally killing his wife Ms. Saifon Wongsakul, aged 55.
The murder happened on March 14th. Ms. Saifon was found inside her house in the Khlong Sam Wa district of Trat province. Investigators found that the deceased rented the home with her husband.
The two argued a lot prior to the murder. Mr. Charoen was jealous and thought his wife had another lover. Mr. Charoen used a bottle of liquor and beat Ms. Saifon over the head until unconscious. He then used a fragment of the broken bottle to slit his wife’s throat. He fled the scene after the murder.
An investigation into the suspect’s background found that in 2012 Mr. Charoen was arrested for methamphetamine possession. In 2016, he was arrested for a robbery.
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My take: If she had another guy or not, he made the choice to intentionally murder her. One life taken away, and by the looks of it, he’s not too upset about losing his own.
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