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British man sentenced in Thailand for ‘sex worker murder’, “the body was cut into pieces and stuffed in a suitcase”

British man ordered to pay a fine of about 10 million bhat interest to Laxami’s mother

Thailand In a case of 2014, a court of British The person (British) is blamed. In this case, the body of a woman was cut into pieces and stuffed in a suitcase and thrown into the river. Shane Kenneth Looker has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for killing 27-year-old sex worker Laxami Manochat in a hotel room and dismembering her body. Police say that this 51-year-old man with Laxmi on 1 November 2014 Bangkok (Bangkok) photos were taken before leaving the Go-Go Bar. Laxami was also known as “Pook”.


After this both were seen entering a hotel together. After this, only the looker was seen leaving this hotel, accompanied by the hotel’s baggage staff who was accompanied by a large suitcase. This suitcase was so heavy that it was lifted by two people together. The cleaning staff of the hotel said that there were blood stains on the sheets of the room.

A court official in the western city of Kanchanaburi said, “The accused is found guilty of the charges and should be sentenced to 16 years in prison, but because he has confessed to his crime, the court has reduced the sentence to half.” The tax has been done for eight years.”

Another court official said Lucker was ordered to pay a fine of 10 million baht ($300,000) with interest to Laxami’s mother, as well as to pay two million parts with interest to the daughter of the slain woman.

The pieces of Laxmi’s body were found on 6 November 2014 in a suitcase filled with stones which was thrown into the Mae Klong River. Looker’s DNA was found under Laxami’s fingernail.

On 28 January 2015, a court in Kanchanaburi province issued an arrest warrant on the charges of “murder and concealment, transport and destruction of body and suppression of evidence of cause of murder.”

But the British man, who had been in his holiday home for several weeks, had by then traveled to Malaysia by train and then reached Spain.

In June 2017, Lucker was arrested by Spanish authorities on an international arrest warrant from the party island of Ibiza.

He fought several legal battles against extradition and claimed that he would be treated inhumanely in Thailand. But Europe’s Human Rights Court quashed his claim and sent him to Thailand for trial after Thai authorities assured him that the death penalty would not be awarded.

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