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Phuket father, daughter die in paraquat murder-suicide

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Karon Beach in Phuket

Karon Beach in Phuket on December 2004, shortly after the tsunami disaster. Photo: Peregrine981.


PHUKET: A man killed his two-year-old daughter and took his own life with lethal doses of the herbicide paraquat last week, Phuket City Police have confirmed.

A witness to the tragedy, 25-year-old Aekkachai “Champ” Suksai from Nakhon Sri Thammarat, told the Phuket Gazette he was making coconut milk at a shop near Koh Sireh Circle last Thursday when he saw a man arrive on a salaeng (motorbike with sidecar) with a young daughter who appeared to be asleep.

After stopping at a grocery store next to the shop, the man began vomiting violently

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

Atchaa Khamlo
Phuket Gazette


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