A 26-year-old former navy conscript was arrested and charged with murder after he dumped a woman's body at a love motel in Nonthaburi's Bang Kruai district, police say.
Thassanai Saengsi allegedly admitted to robbing and stabbing to death presenter Pornpan Promjarn, 23, at a hypermarket car park in Bang Kapi on Monday night before driving across town to dump her body.
Nonthaburi police chief Pol Maj Gen Thanayut Wutthicharasthamrong said Mr Thassanai told police he was hunting for a victim when he spotted Pornpan in the supermarket. She was wearing a gold necklace and chatting on a new-model phone, he said.
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