Purse snatcher dies at police station
- Published: 20 Dec 2012 at 16.30
- Online news:
A known purse snatcher was found dead in his cell at a police station in Samsen district of Bangkok on Thursday morning.
Pol Gen Jetsada Suaysom, superintendent at Samsen police station, said the body of Attapon Watanawichian, 36, was discovered in the morning suspended from the cell bars by an electrical wire tied around his neck.
Apparently, the man had pulled the wire from the ceiling, coiled it around the cell bars and hanged himself. It was estimated that he had been dead for about six hours.
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