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Musician out on bail after stabbing a singing American to death
By Coconuts Bangkok

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KRABI: -- The police have granted bail to the bar musician who is accused of stabbing an American to death after he wouldn’t quit singing.

3 bar members in the southern resort town of Ao Nang, Krabi were arrested early Wednesday in connection to the death of a 51-year old Texas man, Bobby Ray Carter. The 3 men were charged with causing death by physical attack, an offense punishable of up to 15 years in prison.

Police Col. Boontawee Toraksa, stated the court grated bail Thursday to the man who allegedly stabbed carter, 27-year old Ratikorn Romin. His band members remain in custody, reports Kentucky.com.

Police report that the argument occurred after Carter had been drinking and singing with the band however he refused to leave the stage to allow other customers to sing. [read more...]

Full story: http://bangkok.coconuts.co/2013/08/05/musician-out-bail-after-stabbing-singing-american-death

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-- Coconuts Bangkok 2013-08-05

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Well, the lyrics of the song are clear:

"We are programmed to receive.
You can check-out any time you like,
But you can never leave! "

May he rest in Peace

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What's the chances of this guy ever appearing in court, being convicted and serving time?

Only hope is for the victim's family to keep pressure on though the US Embassy and government. Otherwise will simply fade awa. Thais get away with murdering other Thais so what chance for justice when its a farang.

Not much the US Embassy can do. Many similar cases but the embassy can't do much.

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