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Supat faces murder charge

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Supat Laohawattana, a former Police General Hospital doctor, will face murder charges if DNA taken from one of three human skeletons dug up from his Phetchaburi orchard matches that taken from the mother and the son of the alleged victim. 

A key witness who worked at the pineapple orchard said one of the three skeletons belonged to Ita, a Myanmar worker, who was allegedly shot dead by Pol Col Supat, said Pol Lt Gen Harnpol Nitwibul, chief of the Provincial Police Region 7.

Ita's mother and his son have been brought from Myanmar to undergo DNA tests in Thailand. If the DNA from the two matches that taken from the skeleton, police will press murder charges against Pol Col Supat, said Pol Lt Gen Harnpol.

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