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Neighbour arrested after rape/murder of seven year old girl in Surat Thani

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Police say they have a DNA match with a neighbor in the rape murder of a seven year old girl on Monday.

The suspect in custody had only just been released from prison after serving jail time for an attempted rape in the same area in 2010.

rape-and-murder-thailandThe horrific case has shocked the Phra Saeng community in the southern province. The girl’s parents had left her home alone while they wet out to work in a rubber plantation, reports Daily News.

When they returned home they heard their daughter crying for help in her bedroom that was locked from the inside. When they broke down the door the assailant had already fled away behind the house.

Their daughter was now unconscious. A stream of blood was flowing from her vagina. She was rushed to hospital but died later.

Police rounded up 13 men in the immediate neighborhood and checked their DNA against a semen sample from the victim.

One matched – 27 year old Chainarin (or Neung) was arrested. His surname was withheld.

Police discovered that Chainarin had been released from prison on September 1st after serving time for an attempted rape in the same Phra Saeng area in 2010.

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