Tattooed man found shot in head near airport

Forensic police examine a deserted stall where the body of a tattooed Asian man was found on Sunday. (Photo: Sutthiwit Chayutworakan)
Forensic police examine a deserted stall where the body of a tattooed Asian man was found on Sunday. (Photo: Sutthiwit Chayutworakan)

A heavily-tattooed Asian man was found dead near Suvarnabhumi airport on Sunday with three bullet wounds to the head, police said.

Police at Suvarnabhumi airport were informed of the body at a deserted stall on Suvarnabhumi Sai 4 Road.

There were two bullet wounds on the left side of the head and another on the right side. Police believed the victim had been dead for five hours.

There were tattoos on the body, arms and bottom. There was 3,181 baht in cash with the body, but no identification documents.

The body wore jeans and a black T-shirt. No shoes were found at the scene.

A pair of black gloves and pieces of human brain were found in front of the stall. There were bloodstains on the ground showing the track of the body being pulled into the stall.

CCTV footage showed a red Mazda car at 7.30am circling the area before stopping in front of the stall.

Police were trying to identify the victim.

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Vocabulary

  • bloodstain (noun): a mark or spot of blood on something - รอยเลือด,จุดที่เปื้อนเลือด
  • brain: the organ inside the head that controls movement, thought, memory and feeling - สมอง
  • bullet: a small, metal object that is shot from a gun - กระสุนปืน
  • deserted: empty - ที่ถูกทิ้งให้ว่างเปล่า  ร้างไป
  • identification: the process of showing, proving or recognizing who or what somebody/something is - การแสดงตัว
  • stall: a large table or a small building that is open at the front, used for selling things (or for giving people information) - รถ หรือแผงขายของ
  • wound: an injury in which your skin or flesh is damaged - บาดแผล
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