January 11, 2010

Josef Schuller

The Likit Cheewan intersection on Chiang Mai’s Phrao Road in San Sai disctrict has been the scene of a deadly shooting involving German national Thomas Schuller.

Pricha Rattanahongthong, 39, was arrested on January 13 and charged with the shooting death of Thomas Josef Schuller, 43. The incident took place at the Likit Cheewan intersection on Phrao Road on January 11 at 19:00.

According to witnesses at the scene, the German man had been weaving through traffic on his motorcycle which resulted in the suspect honking at the victim and chasing him. Witnesses reported that the German had raised his middle finger to the suspect.

When Mr. Schuller stopped for the traffic light, witnesses report that the suspect got out of his car, knocked the German man off his motorcycle and shot him twice in the back. He then got back in his car and drove away.

Witnesses took down his license plate number and reported it to the police when they arrived.
Mr. Pricha denied all involvement in the murder when arrested by police but the police state that the case is solid and there are many witnesses to the crime.

Case Details

Source Chiang Mai Mail
Date of Death: January 11, 2010
Last Edited: 2 years ago
Age: 43 years
Gender: Male
Nationality: German
Cause of Death: Homicide
Province: Chiang Mai
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