This incident shook the city and kick started the police into an investigation in which they were able to track down the killer named Angoon or Jon Sihanand who was hiding in Huay Yai Jiew sub-district, Thepsathit, Chaiyapoom province.
The killer re-enacts the crime for the police
They also found the murder weapon a 0.45 mm Colt and 8 bullets in a wooded area in Nongprue.
Angoon confessed that he visited the pub and bumped into his former rival whom he had an issue with over a woman.
They had another heated conversation which reached no conclusion and after the pub closed, he followed and shot his rival along with his friend.
He stated that he then went home, changed his clothes, hid the gun and fled to Chaiyapoom to stay with his brother.
Banglamung police station superintendent Pol. Col. Somnuk Suwanla-ong said they were relentless in pursuing the killer and that is why they went checkout all his family’s homes, the police also stated that the man was earlier locked up on a weapons charge and completed a 3 months sentence.
The shooter is now in custody with over twenty police officers guarding him as they believe the dead men’s relatives may try and seek revenge.