Thailand: Japanese tourist commits hara-kiri after being pick pocketed

Posted on December 3, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Thailand, Tourist Dies

A 30-year-old Japanese tourist visiting Surat Thani apparently committed a ritualistic Hara-Kiri suicide by stabbing himself in the stomach in his hotel room. Police believe he had been pick pocketed, and speculated that the disturbed foreigner decide to die by the traditional way of the Samurai. a report of a foreign tourist killing himself in his hotel room was received by Pol. Lt. Col. Sirichai Suksatt, the detective officer of Muang police station in Surat Thani. He went to check the scene with Pol. Col. Suwat Suksri, director of detective forces; along with the forensic police; a medical team from Surat Thani hospital; and a rescue team from the Kusol Satta foundation. Read Article

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