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An autopsy ruled out the possibility that there were drugs in the body of a former police officer who carried out a massacre at a Thai nursery school



A former police officer who committed a massacre at a day care center and then committed suicide said he was drug-free the day after police said he may have acted under the influence of “yaba” (methamphetamine). became clear.

Thai Police Commissioner Damronsak Kittiprapas said an autopsy revealed traces of drugs on the body of Panya Kamlab, a 34-year-old former police officer who killed 37 people, including 22 children, in the town on Thursday. said it was not. Uthai Sawan (Northeast).

“Initially, no drugs were found in his body,” Damronsak said at a press conference, although “post-mortem” tests showed he had been drug-free in the previous 72 hours. , said another autopsy was scheduled to be performed to confirm it.

After the incident, the police chief said that Panya, who had to attend a drug possession trial today, was “probably stressed[due to his use of amphetamines]and was hallucinating” during the attack. I guessed.

During the Kresh massacre, Pagna used both his legally owned 9 mm pistol (although there was some initial talk of a rifle) as knives, then went to his home, where he killed his wife and son before committing suicide. .

A pregnant teacher was among the dead at a nursery school where a two-year-old child was welcomed, and 15 people were injured, eight of them in critical condition.

This Friday, dozens of relatives and neighbors gathered in front of a nursery school in the small, quiet town of Utai Sawai to attend a ceremony just meters from the children’s center.

The Ministry of Justice will contribute 110,000 baht (about $2,940) in compensation for each person who dies, excluding the perpetrators.

Shootings in Thailand are rare, but in 2020, soldiers killed at least 29 people and wounded 58 in rampages that spanned multiple locations, including a military camp and a large shopping mall in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima. rice field.

Last month, a soldier shot dead two colleagues and wounded one at the Army Training Command War College in Bangkok.

The Uthai Sawan massacre in Nong Bua Lamphu province is one of the deadliest school massacres recorded in the world, outside armed conflict or terrorist attacks.

Source: Biobiochile

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