Man shoots daughter dead at party

A man shot dead his two-year-old daughter after a firing at his wife during a drunken argument at a house in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Man shoots daughter dead at party
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Man shoots daughter dead at party

published : 17 Nov 2021 at 15:44

writer: Gary Boyle

ORIGINAL SOURCE/WRITER: Nujaree Rakrun

Police and rescue workers at the house in Muang district of Nakhon Si Thammmarat, where the fatal shooting occurred, early Wednesday morning. (Photo supplied: Nujaree Rakrun)

A man shot dead his two-year-old daughter after a firing at his wife during a drunken argument at a house in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

The man then tried to kill himself, at his wife's birthday party on Tuesday night.

Police found Nichaphat Chorncharas, 2, dead from a gunshot in a bedroom. Her father, Chaowarin Chorncharas, 31, had a serious gunshot wound to his head.

The girl's mother and Mr Chaowarin's wife, Wanwipha Chorncharas, 27,  was crying beside the dead child.

Investigators said Mr Chaowarin and his family were at the house of his wife’s grandmother, where there was a birthday party for his wife. He and other relatives had been drinking alcohol since 8pm.

He began arguing with his wife and later stormed into the bedroom and fired a shot at his her, but missed . He then shot his young daughter, killing her. Next, he shot himself in the head.

Vocabulary

  • argue : to speak angrily to somebody because you disagree with them; to give reasons why you think that something is right/wrong, true/not true, etc, especially to persuade people that you are right - โต้เถียง, โต้แย้ง, เถียง, อ้างเหตุผล
  • argument : a conversation or discussion in which two or more people disagree, often angrily - การโต้แย้ง, การแย้ง, การโต้เถียง
  • drunken : showing the effects of too much alcohol; involving people who are drunk - ซึ่งมึนเมา, ซึ่งดื่มเหล้ามากเกินไป
  • gunshot : shooting a gun one time - การยิง
  • investigators (noun) : people whose jobs are to officially find out the facts about something - ผู้สอบสวน, ผู้สำรวจ, ผู้ตรวจสอบ
  • missed : to not hit or achieve or reach the goal or target you wanted to achieve or hit - พลาดเป้า
  • serious (adj) : (of a problem) very bad -
  • storm : to use force to enter a place and try to take control of it - บุกกระหน่ำ
  • wound : an injury in which your skin or flesh is damaged - บาดแผล
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