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Aged Japanese man murdered at home in Ang Thong

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A 83-year-old Japanese man was found dead this morning at a rented two-storey home in Vises Chaicharn district of Ang Thong province.

His throat was slashed and he was found dead inside his bedroom.

Japanese man murdered in ThailandThe victim was identified as Mr Kazuo Yoshioka.

According to his Thai wife, Ms Poranee Napadol, she was not at home last night but went to visit her mother who was suffering from kidney sickness.

When she returned home this morning, she found that her house was ransacked and her husband was found lying dead in pool of blood inside the ransacked bedroom.

Duty police officer Pol Lt Ratakit Khaokaen and a team of investigators inspected the house located in a large area found blood traces in front of her neighbour house and a blood stained scissor inside the dust bin in front of the house.

A neighbour Mrs Sompong Napadol told police that her husband, Samphand, has disappeared from home since last night leaving only his motorcycle 500 metres from home.

She said Samphand did not return home until this morning.

Police said they were looking for Samphand as he was a most likely suspect in the death of the Japanese man.

Police said they found blood stains in front of Samphand’s house and he disappeared suspiciously.

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