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A Musician in Samui Beaten to Death

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At 5 AM on January 7, Pol.Capt. Udomsak Tappa, Bophut District Police Station Inquiry Officer, after being informed of a murder at a rented house with no house number in Moo 4, Soi Naklua, Bophut, Koh Samui, went to examine the scene with the investigation team and Wat Plai Laem rescue team. On arrival at the scene they found Mr. Anan Chuncheaw (38 years old) dead. A woman’s purse was found close to the deceased, it has been taken by the police as evidence.

dead musicianThe initial investigation revealed that the deceased, who was a musician working in Chaweng Beach area in Koh Samui, was drinking with Mr. Phisit Mangkhang (38 years old) who is the owner of the house where the body was found, a Mr. Yingruk Banhan (37 years old) and Mr. Tom, a freelancer were also drinking with the victim. On the night in question a fight broke out during which the deceased was beaten and stabbed to death. Mr. Phisit was subsequently questioned by the police, he claimed that he was very drunk and went to bed early before he heard people arguing outside, he told police officers that he didn’t go out to see what was happening. Meanwhile, Mr. Yingruk and Mr. Tom disappeared after the incident. The police suspect many people who are responsible for Mr. Anan’s death, and the police are in the process of finding Mr. Yingruk and Mr. Tom for investigation and legal proceedings.

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