March 22, 2015

Liam Colven

A British tourist is reported to have died at a shooting range in Thailand after turning a pistol on himself. Reports from Phuket named the man as 21-year-old Liam Colven, from Portree on the Isle of Skye.

CCTV at the Thalang shooting range is said to have captured the moments before his death with a 45mm automatic handgun. Witnesses said that minutes earlier, he was heard having a row over the phone – then shot the gun at a target, hitting the bullseye seven times.

Footage is then said to show him reloading, but the camera is understood not have captured the actual shooting.

The Phuket Gazette said a taxi driver who picked up Mr Colven from a hotel at Bang Tao heard him arguing with someone on the phone while being driven to the range.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: “We can confirm the death of a British national in Thailand and are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time.”

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Case Details

Source The Times
Date of Death: March 22, 2015
Last Edited: 4 years ago
Age: 21 years
Gender: Male
Nationality: British
Cause of Death: Suicide
Province: Phuket

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