Tuesday, January 01, 2013 10:59 pm
British man killed at New Year's party in Thailand
The Associated Press
Police Col. Krittakarn Kramomthong said Wednesday that 22-year-old Stephen David Ashton was shot in his torso early Tuesday morning and died at a hospital.
He said police arrested a 26-year-old Thai man and confiscated his pistol. The suspect is expected to be charged with manslaughter.
Police said Ashton was among many locals and foreigners reveling at a New Year's beach party on Koh Pa Ngan when a brawl started between two groups of young Thais with guns.