The Ban Kram police said Sura Hesakul, 66, shot himself with a .32 revolver at Moo 7 village in Tambon Sakpong on Wednesday.
Police found gunpowder on his right hand. The bullet entered his right temple and pierced the left temple. His body was sent for an autopsy at the district hospital.
His wife told police that Sura had been depressed since his mother became sick and bed-ridden. She said the family had hidden all of his pistols but one of them disappeared.
The wife said their children slept in Sura's bedroom to watch over him but their son left the bedroom briefly and a gunshot was heard.
Published : December 12, 2018