Bangkok: Three life sentences and death for serial killer

 Bangkok: Three life sentences and death for serial killer

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Serial killer Somkid Pumpoung Monday was sentenced to life for the June 2005 murder of a cafe singer in Trang’s Muang district.

At the Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court, the public prosecutor said that Somkid, 42, who allegedly robbed and killed five sex workers, strangled Patcharee Amataniran and made off with her Bt1,000 mobile phone and Bt2,000 cash.

The court considered evidence and testimony from both sides and ruled that Somkid was guilty of stealing from and murdering the victim. He was sentenced to life and ordered to pay Bt700 restitution for lost property to the victim’s family.

The Nation


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