Bangkok Murder Suspect Artur Segarra Arrested In Sihanoukville

Published on 7th February 2016 by Stickboy BKK

Cambodian authorities have captured Artur Segarra, the main suspect in the kidnap and murder of David Bernat in Bangkok last month, on Sunday night at guesthouse in Sihanoukville.

Early reports say the 36-year-old was arrested at around 7.40pm on Sunday at Charlie Harper’s Bar located in central Sihanoukville with local media sharing details of his passport number and Cambodian visa dated 8th Oct 2015.

Artur Segarra Arrested In Sihanoukville

He will be transferred to the immigration department on Monday morning where he will likely be dealt with in a speedy manner for entering the country illegally before being handed over to Thai police for questioning relating to his role in the murder of David Bernat whose dismembered body was discovered in the Chao Phraya river last week.

Murder Suspect Artur Segarra Arrested In Sihanoukville

Thai media have reported police have gathered evidence against Segarra including where he held his victim captive for several days following his disappearance on 20th January.

A statement from his girlfriend Pridsana Seanubon also implicates Segarra in the murder.

Pridsana Seanubon

During questioning on Saturday she told investigators her boyfriend of six months was responsible for kidnapping and killing Bernat before chopping him up and disposing of the body parts at various locations on the Chao Phraya river.

Segarra on his return to Thailand faces charges of abduction, extortion, torture, murder and concealment of a body.

Photo Credits: Huy Bunleng / Preah Sihanouk Police

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