Man Arrested for Murdering Neighbour

 | Tue 1 Dec 2015 07:08 ICT

CityNews – On November 30th, police arrested a Burmese man suspected for the murder of a man in Hang Dong, and concealing the body.

Ta murderer

On November 28, the body if 41-year-old Boon Lungsu, originally from Burma, was found in a water well in a longan field close to his home in Hang Dong’s Nam Phrae sub-district.

According to the autopsy results, Boon died from a gunshot wound to his head.

Police began an investigation that lead to suspecting Ta, the deceased man’s neighbour, for the murder.

During police interviews, Ta looked suspicious and eventually confessed to the murder.

He told police that he took his gun and hood in the bushes behind Boon’s home. When he saw Boon arrive home, he revealed himself and shot at Boon until he was dead.

He then dragged the body to a nearby water well to hide the body and then burnt the gun and finally hid it under a tree near his home. He hid Boon’s motorcycle in a pond.

Police gathered evidence from his home including the gun.

Ta awaits prosecution.