Sinuan Boonkird

No PhotoName: Sinuan Boonkird.
Died: June 7, 2023.
Age at death: 58.
Cause of death: Burns.
Location: Udon Thani, Thailand.
Disability: ALS.

Sinuan’s neighbors reported that they overheard Sinuan and her husband arguing. Worried about possible domestic violence, they called authorities and went to check on her. They found Sinuan in her bed, on fire; they put the fire out, but it was too late, and by the time police arrived, Sinuan was dead. Police believe Sinuan’s husband poured diesel on her and set her on fire.

Case Status:
Samorn Boonkird (Husband) has been arrested.

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5-year-old boy

Photo of a small boy with light-brown skin and short black hair, wearing a yellow T-shirt and striped gray and white shorts, sitting on the floor next to a colorful toddler toy.Name Unknown.
Died: November 8, 2022.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Suffocation.
Location: Hat Yai, Songkhla Province, Thailand.
Disability: Autism.

This five-year-old boy was found dead in his apartment. Police believe that his mother, who had to be hospitalized after a suicide attempt, smothered him with a pillow.

Case Status:
Thitirat Kongkerd (Mother), hospitalized and under investigation.

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Chadaporn Khamkeaw

No PhotoName: Chadaporn Khamkeaw.
Died: January 16, 2021.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Drowning.
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Disability: Physical disability (Wheelchair user), intellectual disability.

After their bodies were found, police concluded that Chadaporn’s mother had pushed Chadaporn’s wheelchair to a pond, pushed her daughter into the pond, and followed her, upon which both drowned.

Case status:
Thongbai Khamkeaw (Mother), committed suicide.

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63-year-old man

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: September 7, 2020.
Age at death: 63.
Cause of death: Traumatic injury.
Location: Sabot, Lopburi, Thailand.
Disability: Unspecified.

This 63-year-old man’s body was found on the side of the road with severe injuries to his skull, ribs, and shoulders. When police searched his house, they found bloody laundry that someone had been trying to wash. They arrested his daughter on suspicion of murder.

Case status:
His daughter was arrested on suspicion of murder. Police are still searching for a possible accomplice.

Woman held on suspicion of murdering disabled father
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An Jung Ja

No PhotoName: An Jung Ja.
Died: June 21, 2018.
Age at death: 76.
Cause of death: Stabbed.
Location: Chiang Mai, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.

An’s son allegedly stabbed her to death with a kitchen knife–then tried to frame his wife for the murder.

An had escaped from North Korea and ran several businesses in South Korea before moving to Thailand.

Case status:
Brian Lee (Son), arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Chatiya Wongthong

No PhotoName: Chatiya Wongthong.
Died: September 11, 2017.
Age at death: 15.
Cause of death: Strangled.
Location: Bangkok, Thailand.
Disability: Autism.

Chatiya was allegedly strangled by her mother.

Case status:
Yolawadee Suasermsiri (Mother), arrested.

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No PhotoName: Kanchana.
Died: March 7, 2017.
Age at death: 28.
Cause of death: Asphyxia.
Location: Trang, Thailand.
Disability: Chronic encephalitis.

Kanchana’s mother strangled her before committing suicide.

She left behind two children, aged two and nine when she died. They went to live with relatives.

Case status:
Somjai (Mother), deceased.

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21-year-old man

No PhotoName Unknown.
Died: November 10, 2014.
Age at death: 21.
Cause of death: Gunshot.
Location: Udon Thaini, Muang district, Thailand.
Disability: Autism.

This 21-year-old man lived with his parents and ten-year-old sister. His father came in from his rice field, had dinner, and then, at 2 o’clock at night, shot his son and then killed himself. The young man’s grandfather-in-law found them the next morning.

Case status:
His father, deceased.

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