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Former US pilot shoots himself dead at house in Chiang Mai

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A Thai wife heard a single shot ring out at their house on the Rattanakosin Road in Chiang Mai yesterday.

Former US pilot shoots himself dead at house in Chiang Mai | News by Samui TimesShe ran to a bedroom where her husband was dead from a bullet wound to the right temple.

Police found the gun still in the dead man’s hand.

He was 62 year old Michael McLaren who Ban Muang said was a former pilot from the US.

“Neung”, 48, his wife said that he had been suffering stress from diabetes for many years. He had gone to sleep alone on Wednesday morning when the shot ran out.

Deputy provincial police chief Pol Col Piyaphan Patrapongsin was among the officers from Mae Ping police station and medics on the scene.

The body has been sent for autopsy after the incident in house number 26 of Soi 1.

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