Taiwanese Man Arrested In Connection To Death Of Woman Washed Up In Suitcase

Taiwanese Man Arrested In Connection To Dead Woman Washed Up In A Suitcase

A Taiwanese man has been arrested in connection with the death of his wife who was found washed ashore in a suitcase in Chonburi on Friday.

Lu Chu Yang, 38, was arrested at his apartment in Si Racha on Sunday following an investigation into the death of a Chinese woman who was found stuffed in a suitcase on Bang Phra beach.

The woman turned out to be his wife, 33-year-old Liew Lili, who police said had been brutally murdered before being bound and tied with her head covered by a plastic bag.

Thai media report the couple ran a business together and the husband had stolen 3 million baht, suggesting this is what lead to her death.

The suspect was remanded in custody for further questioning.