UPDATE: Naked, knife-wielding man who hid under Thai woman’s bed revealed to be neighbor

Police have identified the mystery Thai man who broke into a 22-year-old’s house in Loei province early Monday morning, stripped naked, then allegedly hid under her bed with the intent of raping her — and it was her neighbor. Related reading: Thai woman fights off knife-wielding naked man who hid under her bed Muang Loei ...

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Half-naked mystery corpse found in England 15 years ago finally identified as Thai woman

Half-naked mystery corpse found in England 15 years ago finally identified as Thai woman

An unidentified woman whose half-naked body was discovered on an English mountainside in 2004, creating a mystery that has captivated the region for years, has finally been...

Thai tycoon gets 16 months for poaching, weapons possession, but off the hook for black panther killing

Thai tycoon gets 16 months for poaching, weapons possession, but off the hook for black panther killing

Thai construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta has been sentenced to a total of 16 months in prison, but not for the killing of an endangered black panther that prompted outrage and...

Thai woman fights off knife-wielding naked man who hid under her bed

Thai woman fights off knife-wielding naked man who hid under her bed

A waitress arriving home exhausted from a long night shift at a restaurant in Thailand’s Loei province yesterday morning found herself in a desperate fight for her life with a...

Thai man arrested for growing weed dies during interrogation, family file complaint suspecting foul play

Thai man arrested for growing weed dies during interrogation, family file complaint suspecting foul play

A Thai woman filed a police complaint yesterday following the death of her 30-year-old brother after authorities told her he suddenly fell ill and died following his arrest for...

Fight breaks out in Thai market over a waitress, 1 man shot dead, 5 injured

Fight breaks out in Thai market over a waitress, 1 man shot dead, 5 injured

A fight, allegedly over a waitress, broke out in Southern Thailand in the wee hours of this morning, leaving a man dead and five others injured. The latest update revealed that...

Cell phones stuffed in condoms found in toilet at Thai Dept of Corrections exam

Cell phones stuffed in condoms found in toilet at Thai Dept of Corrections exam

Five cell phones stuffed into (what we truly hope are) unused condoms were found in a toilet at a Bangkok university exam hall yesterday where a competitive exam for positions in...

Thai woman stabs news anchor with screwdriver before lottery draw announcement (VIDEO)

Thai woman stabs news anchor with screwdriver before lottery draw announcement (VIDEO)

We all know reporting can be a dangerous job, particularly when you’re talking about something like embedding in a combat zone, but you wouldn’t think that statement would...

UPDATE: Thai masseuse faces charges for giving birth, abandoning baby in police station toilet

UPDATE: Thai masseuse faces charges for giving birth, abandoning baby in police station toilet

A Thai masseuse is facing child-abandonment charges after giving birth in a police station bathroom last week and abandoning the newborn in a toilet before fleeing. The arrest of...

Thai mailman decides to stop making deliveries, hoards thousands of letters in his home

Thai mailman decides to stop making deliveries, hoards thousands of letters in his home

If your mailbox has been a little empty lately, if that lovingly crafted letter you sent three months ago has still received no reply, and if you live in Thailand’s Prachuap...


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Behind the facade of the land of smiles, there are some very dark goings-on. Our crime coverage includes stories about drugs, death, scandal and the latest blogger chronicling every corpse in the city. From yaba busts to homicides to black magic being blamed on Thai ghosts, you’ll find all the crime news you need on Coconuts Bangkok. You can always depend on us to update you on the latest breaking news and developments in high-profile court cases and investigations as well.