Man found shot dead in Phayao forest in another suspected hunting accident

Another day, another body with gunshot wounds found in the forest with the latest coming from Phayao.

The body of Mr. Peng Chaiwut, 52 was found by locals in Ban Tham, Dok Khamtai District with gunshot wounds to his head yesterday, Jan. 31.

He had last been seen by relatives leaving home to go hunting several days prior to the discovery of his body.

It’s suspected that he may have been hunting with others and was accidentally shot by someone who thought he was an wild animal.

Police are said to be investigating.