Despite the gruesome story behind their alleged slaughter of a young woman, these three brash Thai suspects have become overnight celebrities for all the wrong reasons. They became known as the "murder babes" after going on the run for brutally killing and dismembering a karaoke bar worker and since then their antics have not gone unnoticed. The crime has been described as the most gruesome murder that has ever taken place in Thailand, but instead of showing remorse, these women have been photographed applying makeup in police custody, posing and laughing with immigration officers and even applying face masks before fronting the media. The local media's obsession with the case and the girls' flippant attitude has even led to a swathe of tacky memorabilia released to the market to cash-in on the hype surrounding the death of year-old Warisara "Am" Klinjui.
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Preaw in court, now denies killing karaoke bar girl
After months of conjecture that Preeyanuch might face the death penalty, the court yesterday ruled that the murder was not premeditated and sentenced her to lifetime imprisonment. In a rare public statement, the elder sister told reporters outside Khon Kaen Provincial Court that the family is pleased that a charge of premeditated murder had been ruled out. On social media, many of those following the case expressed their disappointment at what they considered a too-light ruling by the court. Bar girl murder suspects re-enact crime, probe launched into VIP treatment of trio. Bar girl murder suspects confess, Preaw says no intention of killing victim. Dismembered Khon Kaen bar girl was police drug snitch, says one suspect.
Murder Babes confess in strangest death case in Thailand
Login Create Account Search. She and the four other defendants earlier confessed to the charges, which include premeditated murder. Photo: Chakkrapan Natanri. The five defendants were taken to Khon Kaen Provincial Court today Feb 21 for the second day of the hearing. The fifth defendant, Jidarat Promkhun, 22, confessed to robbery, the only charge police pressed against her.
She and the four other defendants earlier confessed to the charges, which include premeditated murder. The five defendants were taken to Khon Kaen Provincial Court on Wednesday for the second day of the hearing. In her testimony the year-old said she only "assaulted" Warisara Klinjui following their severe quarrel, defence counsel Bunyong Kaeofainok said after the hearing. Three other defendants - Kawita "Earn" Ratchada, 26, Apiwan "Jae" Sattayabundit, 29, and Wasin Namprom, 22 - told the court they only helped cut up the corpse so it could be hidden, Mr Bunyong said. The fifth defendant, Jidarat Promkhun, 22, confessed to robbery, the only charge police pressed against her.