An accused serial killer has been dubbed the “Thai Ted Bundy” after a whole bunch of human bones have been present in his backyard pond, stocked with hungry fish to gobble up the stays, in line with studies.
Rich property inheritor Apichai Ongwisit, 40, initially was referred to as the ”steel casket killer” as a result of his 22-year-old girlfriend suffocated in a steel container he made her sleep in, in line with the Solar.
He was arrested at his residence in Bangkok after the skeleton of lover Warinthorn “Kuk-kik” Chaiyachet, 22, was discovered wrapped in a plastic bag and buried on his property, the Bangkok Put up mentioned.
Thai police then acquired a tip that at the very least two extra ladies might need been thrown into his pond — and divers discovered 288 human bones in an preliminary search, the native paper mentioned, with divers set to return.
Ongwisit was rumored to have stuffed the pond with alligator gars and different carnivorous fish to eat the corpses, though divers didn’t see any in the course of the first search, the Bangkok Put up mentioned.
His case is now getting likened to Bundy, the Solar mentioned, referring to the American serial killer who was executed in 1989 after killing greater than 30 ladies and disposing of lots of their stays.
Ongwisit — whose dad was jailed for killing a teen lady in 1993 — confessed to killing Chaiyachet, police instructed native media, and was charged with murdering her and concealing the physique. Officers now hope to empty the pond after escalating studies of lacking ladies, they mentioned.
“The investigation has discovered a number of ladies who have been concerned [with] the wrongdoer have disappeared. They embrace his mates, girlfriends and prostitutes,” mentioned police colonel Jirakrit Jarunpat, in line with the Solar.
“We’ve got discovered 298 bone items within the pond to this point however couldn’t make clear what number of people these bones have been from.”
He’s the son of rich businessman Chalermchai Ongwisit, who had been arrested on fees of murdering and dismembering a 15-year-old lady in 1983, the Solar mentioned
His mom, accused of masterminding the crime, subsequently fled overseas along with his youthful sister, whereas the dad was later shot useless, the UK paper mentioned.