An accused serial killer has been dubbed the “Thai Ted Bundy” after hundreds of human bones had been discovered in his backyard pond, stocked with hungry fish to gobble up the stays, in accordance with reviews.
Rich property inheritor Apichai Ongwisit, 40, initially was referred to as the ”steel casket killer” as a result of his 22-year-old girlfriend suffocated in a steel container he made her sleep in, in accordance with the Solar.
He was arrested at his dwelling in Bangkok after the skeleton of lover Warinthorn “Kuk-kik” Chaiyachet, 22, was discovered wrapped in a plastic bag and buried on his property, the Bangkok Publish mentioned.
Thai police then received a tip that no less than two extra girls may need been thrown into his pond — and divers discovered 288 human bones in an preliminary search, the native paper mentioned, with divers set to return.
Ongwisit was rumored to have stuffed the pond with alligator gars and different carnivorous fish to eat the corpses, though divers didn’t see any in the course of the first search, the Bangkok Publish mentioned.
His case is now getting likened to Bundy, the Solar mentioned, referring to the American serial killer who was executed in 1989 after killing greater than 30 girls and disposing of many of their stays.
Ongwisit — whose dad was jailed for killing a teen woman in 1993 — confessed to killing Chaiyachet, police informed native media, and was charged with murdering her and concealing the physique. Officers now hope to empty the pond after escalating reviews of lacking girls, they mentioned.
“The investigation has discovered a number of girls who had been concerned [with] the offender have disappeared. They embrace his mates, girlfriends and prostitutes,” mentioned police colonel Jirakrit Jarunpat, in accordance with the Solar.
“We have now discovered 298 bone items in the pond up to now however couldn’t make clear what number of people these bones had been from.”
He’s the son of rich businessman Chalermchai Ongwisit, who had been arrested on costs of murdering and dismembering a 15-year-old woman in 1983, the Solar mentioned
His mom, accused of masterminding the crime, subsequently fled overseas with his youthful sister, whereas the dad was later shot lifeless, the UK paper mentioned.