53-year-old woman murders husband in Phayao

A 53-year-old woman has murdered her husband following an argument between the pair in Phayao yesterday, June 9.

The murder occurred at a house in Moo 5 Ang Thong, Chiang Kham District at around 9:30 p.m.

According to reports, the pair had been drinking when an argument of some sort has occurred. The wife claims that the husband attacked her and she acted in self-defense, however, the sister of the deceased man, Mr. Somboon Singkaew, 57, claims that he had gone to bed but the wife had followed after him, screaming at him before attacking him.

Police are said to be investigating, including interviewing family members and friends to try to ascertain exactly what occurred.