Man dies after being stabbed in front of a shopping mall in Phuket Town

Phuket –

A man died after being stabbed in front of a shopping mall in Phuket Town.

The Phuket City Police was notified of the incident at 6:45 A.M. this morning (October 29th) near a shopping mall at the Nimit Circle (Seahorse Circle) in the Talad Yai sub-district, Mueang Phuket district, Phuket Town.

They arrived at the scene to find Mr. Jaroen Penngern, 49, lying on the ground bleeding heavily. Slash wounds were found on his arm, wrist and body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 30-centimeter long knife, a wallet, and coins were found at the scene.

Witnesses told police that a male suspect used a long knife to attack the victim before speeding away with a gold necklace.

The suspect later surrendered to Phuket City police but his name and age was not immediately made available to the press.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.