Two dead as father shoots young sons then himself in Hot murder-suicide

Two people are dead after a father shot his two young children then himself in Hot last night, Aug. 18.

The murder-suicide took place in Ban Doi Kham, Tambon Hang Dong (not to be confused with Hang Dong District) in Hot at around 8 p.m.

Mr. Chatchawan Sae Yang, 27, is said to have used a shotgun to shoot his two sons before taking the guns to himself.

Of the two sons, the three-year-old died immediately while the second son, aged one was rushed to Hot District Hospital in a serious condition.

Yang is said to have killed the children to punish his ex-wife who left him in April and married a new man on the weekend.