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Man kills himself outside his home in Thalang

By Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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A Thai man has shot himself at a house in Thalang today.

 

When Police and rescue workers arrived at the Suppamas housing estate in Paklok about noon, they discovered the body of 66 year old Somnueak Chanapan, a former staff member of the Khao Phra Thaew Non Hunting Area, on a chair in front of the house. Bullet wounds were found on both his right and left temple.

 

A .38 handgun was found next to his body. A cartridge was found under the chair. His body was taken to Thalang Hospital.

 

Full story: https://thethaiger.com/news/phuket/man-kills-himself-outside-his-home-in-thalang

 
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Retirement depression blamed in former nature officer gun suicide

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Police arrive at the house in Baan Supamas, Pa Khlok, yesterday (Oct 15). Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: Depression brought on by retirement has been blamed for a former of Khao Phra Thaew Natural and Wildlife Education Centre officer shooting himself in the head.

 

Police were called to the former officer’s home in Baan Supamas, Pa Khlok, at 11:20am yesterday (Oct 15).

 

At the scene, officers led by Capt Warawud Sansop of the Thalang Police along with rescue workers found the body of Somnuk Chanapan, 67, lying in a chair at the front of his home with gunshot wounds to his head.


Read more at https://www.thephuketnews.com/retirement-depression-blamed-in-former-nature-officer-gun-suicide-68994.php#8seLH2tthgwXtHD9.99

 
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23 hours ago, webfact said:

Bullet wounds were found on both his right and left temple. 

Seems to be some conflicting information.

 

"....gunshot wounds to his head.

 

".... On the floor beside him was a homemade gun created to fire a single .38-calibre bullet. On a step nearby was a single bullet casing."


Read more at https://www.thephuketnews.com/retirement-depression-blamed-in-former-nature-officer-gun-suicide-68994.php#C9dQP6OkUr5djOwo.99
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1 hour ago, Prairieboy said:

Seems to be some conflicting information.

 

"....gunshot wounds to his head.

 

".... On the floor beside him was a homemade gun created to fire a single .38-calibre bullet. On a step nearby was a single bullet casing."


Read more at https://www.thephuketnews.com/retirement-depression-blamed-in-former-nature-officer-gun-suicide-68994.php#C9dQP6OkUr5djOwo.99

 

I just assumed an entry wound and an exit wound, As in one shot.

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