Two young Thai boys have been murdered on their way home from the market in Chon-Buri on the weekend. The pair had been returning home on their motorbike when they were attacked by an unknown offender who subsequently stole approximately Bt1,000 from the children.
Chon-Buri, the 8th of August 2010: At approximately 5:30pm on Sunday, Lieutenant Colonel Phakin Theekhawong (Koh Jan Police Investigator) was notified of a double homicide at a eucalyptus farm in Koh Jan, Chon-Buri. At team of police were dispatched to the incident to investigate.
At the scene, officers discovered the deceased bodies of Master Sahakit Tontrakun  and his brother Master Phatthana Tontrakun  in a patch of bushland adjacent to a local eucalyptus farm. The boy’s throats had been brutally slashed with a knife and left strewn on the ground. Initial estimates are that the boys had been dead for approximately 3 hours.