AYUTTHAYA – Immigration Police in Ayutthaya Province have detained Swiss National Hato Mussi in connection with a brutally murdered sex worker from the Nana area in Bangkok.
Authorities reported that Hato Mussi, 40 of Switzerland, is in the custody of Ayutthaya city police while investigators from Kanchanaburi Province, where the body of 31-year-old Laksmi Manochart was found Nov. 6, will travel to question him later today.
Police said Mussi is the man seen in CCTV footage the Nana Entertainment Plaza on Soi Sukhumvit 4 leaving with Laksmi before reportedly getting in a Kanchanaburi-bound taxi.
A suitcase filled with Laksami Manochart’s dismembered remains mixed with animal parts was later pulled from the Mae Klong river on Nov. 1, 2014. Police stated Miss Laksmi Manochart was last seen on CCTV footage with a tall, muscular, Caucasian man they believe to be Mr. Mussi.
Mr.Mussi is now being held on immigration charges while the investigation continues, TNews reported.