Thai suspect 'denies' killing Brit but admits fighting with gang

  • Police arrested the 26-year-old suspect, who was thought to have gone into hiding on a mountain close to the beach where the shooting took place, around noon (local time) on New Year's Day, according to reports;
  • The Bankok Post said the suspect denied firing the deadly shot but admitting being involved a fight with a group of men at Zoom Bar, where Mr Ashton was partying.

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Thai man in court over Brit death

The 26-year old Thai man accused of shooting dead British tourist Stephen Ashton at a New Year's Eve party has appeared in court. He told ITV News he wants to say sorry to his family, adding "I know I have done wrong."