CityNews – A man committed suicide after drowning in debt from illegal loan business.
On April 28th, at Lanna Shooting Club in Chang Phueak a body was discovered in a pick-up truck. Inside the car police found a clay brazier at the feet of the driver seat. The man is identified as Sataphorn Phornchaicharoen, 27. His 59 year old father stated that he has been missing since the evening of the day before. During which a group of loan collectors visited him at the house revealing that his son had to pay up 70,000 baht for a loan. The deceased had been in debt to the illegal loan business before and the family had helped to clear out his credits once, according to the father.
Police concluded that the motive for this suicide is the debt he owed from illegal loan business.