A BRITISH man who was “beheaded” with a sickle in Thailand has been named dad-of-two Marcus Evans.
His devastated associate and mom of his children, Melanie Derrick shared a heartbreaking put up on social media after his demise.
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She posted a poignant snap of the 2 on Fb captioned: “And identical to that one other individual I cherished dearly…. Gone xxx.”
It’s understood Mr Evans’s mother and father in Burnham on Sea, Somerset, had been knowledgeable of his demise by the British authorities yesterday morning.
His British pal, 55, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, sustained severe accidents and is claimed to be preventing for his life in hospital.
The duo was attacked within the city of Kanchanaburi by a neighborhood Thai man utilizing a machete-type blade.
Native reviews in Thailand stated police had been referred to as to a home the place Marcus and Shaun had been consuming exterior at round 3.50 am on Saturday.
Cops stated they’d been consuming from round 9 pm the night time earlier than.
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They discovered the injured pair bloodied and wounded – with certainly one of them mendacity face-down in a pool of claret with no shirt on and knife wounds to his neck.
Marcus’s buddy, Adria Licci, 59, from Italy, who additionally lived within the resort, stated that Marcus had arrived on December 17.
He stated: “I used to be associates with the person who died and the one who was injured. Additionally they knew the attacker and so they had drinks with him earlier than and had given him cigarettes. They used to joke with him quite a bit.
“I’ve by no means seen the three of them arguing earlier than till final night time after I heard all of them shouting at about 3am.
“I got here out of the room to see and located the wounded man and useless man mendacity on the bottom in a pool of blood.
“We predict that the difficulty was attributable to the blokes enjoying loud music, however this could have been mentioned and solved. It shouldn’t need to be this violent.”
Police Colonel Somkiart Chomchai from the Muang district police stated the alleged homicide had been arrested at 8:50 am and brought into custody. He is because of be interviewed on Sunday and in addition has psychiatric assessments.
The policeman stated: “On the scene, there was a lot of blood marks on the bottom. On the marble desk had been beer bottles and a Bluetooth speaker.
“We interrogated neighbours close by the scene and everyone stated that the foreigners had been enjoying music loudly, which made the attacker offended.
“We’ve to collect extra data on the incident to search out whether or not the attacker was affected by a psychological sickness.”
Mueang Police stated the suspect was a neighborhood resident and was remanded in custody with accidents in step with a knife combat.
It was later revealed that offended locals attacked the suspect moments after he stabbed the Brit pair – leaving himself injured and needing hospital remedy.
A Overseas and Commonwealth Workplace spokesman stated: “We’re involved with the Royal Thai Police following the demise of 1 British man and the hospitalisation of one other in Thailand and are prepared to offer consular help.”