Myanmar man stabbed to death at workers' camp

Myanmar man stabbed to death at workers' camp

A Samrong Nua police officer collects evidence at a room where a room where Myanmar worker Thein Tun was stabbed for death on Wednesday. (Photo by Sutthiwit Chaiyutworakan)
A Samrong Nua police officer collects evidence at a room where a room where Myanmar worker Thein Tun was stabbed for death on Wednesday. (Photo by Sutthiwit Chaiyutworakan)

SAMUT PRAKAN: A Myanmar migrant worker was stabbed to death in a workers' camp of Sino-Thai Engineering Construction Plc in Muang district early Wednesday.

Police from Samrong Nua station rushed to the camp in tambon Theparak to investigate after being alerted to the incident which occurred at about 2am.

They found the man -- identified later as Thein Tun, 32, a carpenter -- had been stabbed multiple times in the chest and the neck in Room No D16 in the camp. He died from the severe wounds before police arrived. 

Police recovered a six-inch long knife from underneath the room and kept it as evidence.

The camp housed hundreds of migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar. Under questioning with the help of some workers who could speak Thai, they said they did not see or know what had happened.

Police were investigating.


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