'Uncle SMS' dies in prison hospital
- Published: 8 May 2012 at 13.14
- Online news:
Ampon Tangnoppakhun, alias Uncle SMS or Ah Kong, who was sentenced to 20 years in jail for lese majeste, died at a hospital in prison on Tuesday morning, reports said.
Ampon, 61, a Samut Prakan resident, was convicted of sending four text messages with offensive content in May last year to the personal secretary of then prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.
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