Spaniard Daniel Sancho charged in murder, dismemberment of Colombian surgeon

Toyota Corolla Altis Police car in Thailand

Toyota Corolla Altis Police car in Thailand. Photo: Thai Police Vehicles / flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0.

SURAT THANI: Public prosecutors on Wednesday brought charges against a Spanish chef to Koh Samui Provincial Court in connection with the murder and dismemberment of a Colombian surgeon on the tourist island of Koh Phangan in August this year.

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According to sources, the prosecutors informed the court that Daniel Bronchalo, 29, murdered Edwin Arteaga, 44, and subsequently dismembered the body to conceal the crime on Koh Phangan, which is renowned for full moon parties and scuba diving.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Wassayos Ngamkham

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