Sunday, April 11, 2021

Somkid Phumphuang - “Kid the Ripper”

The Khon Kaen Provincial Court has passed the death sentence on paroled serial killer Somkid Phumphuang, 55, for the murder of a woman in 2019. The premediated murder of the woman included torturing her, theft and concealment of her body. Phumphuang, dubbed “Kid the Ripper” was sentenced to death in 2005 for killing five women in a six-month period.
The sentence was reduced to life imprisonment after he pleaded guilty. He was paroled and let free on May 17, 2019. The Corrections Department said he was a "model prisoner".