Thomas Gruner Frostad, a 33-year-old Norwegian, was shot in the neck while he was fighting with his ex-wife’s new husband in Khamphaeng Phet in Nakhon Sawan province.
According to pattayadailynews.com Thomas’ former wife 34 year old Piyathida Singreuang denied to hand over their 3 year old daughter on January 26 to her ex-husband when he came to pick her up, as they had agreed upon in their custody arrangement. To the police she has explained that she refused because their daughter was sick and her new husband Manoonsak Cheuycham was helping her to take care of the daughter.
Thomas G. Frostad came back the 27 just before midday and Manoonsak Cheuycham has explained to the police that he was sleeping when Thomas suddenly entered their apartment and began destroying their property. Manoonsak tried to stop him. In the fight they both fall down the stairways to the apartment and a gun, which Manoonsak claims belongs to Thomas, fall on the ground. While the two men struggled to get the gun it short twice by itself Manoonsak explained to the police.
Piyathida and Thomas had been together for almost 7 years when they divorced 2 months ago. Thomas moved to Bangkok while she stayed in Khamphaengpech with her new husband. Thomas has since the divorce regular returned to Khamphaengpech to be with his daughter.
It was Manoonsak and Piyathida who called the policed and informed them that Thoma Frostad had been shot. The call was received 12:00 pm. The police have taken samples from both men’s hands to test for gunpowder and is investigating who actually own the gun used.
The passport of Thomas Gruner Frostad is issued by Asker and Baerum police. A fancy suburb southwest of the Norwegian capital Oslo.