Phuket ambush murder ‘may be drug related’
PHUKET: A 30-year-old man was shot dead last night at his rented home in Rawai in what police suspect could have been a drug related murder.
Monday 19 September 2011, 06:06PM
Preecha Tangkliang was reportedly fixing his car stereo with a friend when he was ambushed and shot twice from behind.
Police believe the murderer/s approached Mr Preecha’s house on Soi Pattana from a patch of nearby forest before firing on him twice with a shotgun.
Mr Preecha has a record with Chalong police, being arrested on drug possession charges about two weeks ago before being released on bail.
Police believe the murder may have been drug related, though are continuing their investigations.