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Victim's sister, wife, lash out at 'killer' taxi driver

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The sister of an American man fatally wounded in Bangkok after a dispute with a taxi driver last weekend fears the victim's Thai family will face financial ruin as a result of his death. 

Grisly End: Frames from CCTV footage show the fatal confrontation between taxi driver Cherdchai Utamacha (with the machete) and Troy Lee Pilkington (inset).

Troy Lee Pilkington died after being attacked with a long knife about 8.30pm on July 6. Taxi driver Cherdchai Utamacha, 32, has confessed to the attack and been charged with murder, police said.

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