Brit boxer denies killing US marine
- Published: 18 Feb 2013 at 20.08
- Online news:
A British kickboxer on Monday pleaded not guilty to the murder of a former US marine when he appeared in court in Phuket, his lawyer said.
Lee Aldhouse, 30, is accused of stabbing to death 23-year-old Dashawn Longfellow - who was in Phuket after sustaining a combat injury in Afghanistan - following a bar fight in 2010.
Mr Aldhouse, known in Phuket by his ring name "The Pitbull", fled to his home country after the incident and become the first British suspect to be extradited to Thailand under a century-old treaty.
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