Murder suspect Makhata Seesai, 38, shows how he beat a 63-year-old monk to death with a large yellow candle in a fit of anger at a temple in Phitsanulok after they argued over a gambling debt. Photo: Chinnawat Singha/Bangkok Post

Man admits beating monk to death in Thailand over boxing wager

Suspect beat the monk repeatedly with a 60-centimetre-long candle after a dispute over an US$80 bet on a TV boxing match

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Murder suspect Makhata Seesai, 38, shows how he beat a 63-year-old monk to death with a large yellow candle in a fit of anger at a temple in Phitsanulok after they argued over a gambling debt. Photo: Chinnawat Singha/Bangkok Post
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