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Police are currently investigating the suspected murder of a Phuket fruit farmer who was found shot on a fruit farm on Nakkerd Hill yesterday evening (May 16).

fruit farmer shot deadMaj Patcharee Wongboon from Wichit Police received a call at 7:10pm from Mr Suwuth Saejo, 38, stating that he had discovered the body of his brother, Pongsak Saejo, 46, at his fruit farm off of 200 Pi Rd in Wichit.

It was reported that Mr Pongsak had sustained a gunshot wound to his neck.

Wichit police chief Col Kittipong Klaikaew led his team of officers and Kusoldharm rescue workers to the fruit farm located about one kilometre off 200 Pi Rd.

Upon arrival, the team were led by Mr Suwuth to the body of Mr Pongsak which was lying on the ground in the pool of blood. Mr Pongsak was still holding a machete in his right hand.

Col Kittipong said, “There was a single bullet wound on Mr Pongsak’s neck. We found signs of struggle or fight at the scene.

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