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Star Wars fanatic choked his Thai bride to death after she destroyed his collection of toys
Daily Mail ^ | November 3, 2011 | Rob Cooper

Posted on 11/03/2011 2:33:31 AM PDT by markomalley

A Star Wars fanatic choked his Thai bride to death after she destroyed his prized collection of toys.

Rickie la Touche, 30, said his wife had had damaged his treasured Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker memorabilia which he had been collecting since he was a child.

During a subsequent row he suffocated Pornpilai Srisroy, 28, before running off to his mother's house to tell her what he had done.

The mother-of-one was later discovered dead on the couple's bed covered with a duvet and pillow in Leigh, Greater Manchester.

He was jailed for life with a minimum term of 12 years yesterday after a jury found him guilty of murder. He had admitted manslaughter.

La Touche - also known as Rickie Nehls - told police his wife had smashed up his Star Wars collection as part of a campaign to 'make his life hell.'

He claimed he was a henpecked husband who 'flipped' after she threatened to leave him to go back to her native Thailand.

He first met her in a bar while on holiday in Bangkok in Thailand in 2001, Preston Crown Court was told.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: darthvader; deathstar; lukeskywalker; mamasboy; sextourism; thailand; unitedkingdom
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1 posted on 11/03/2011 2:33:32 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

The Emperor has a job for him as the next Darth...


2 posted on 11/03/2011 2:37:39 AM PDT by SoftwareEngineer
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To: markomalley

Was it a regular choke or a Force choke?


3 posted on 11/03/2011 2:38:00 AM PDT by abishai
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To: abishai

“Was it a regular choke or a Force choke?”

I find your lack of faith disturbing...


4 posted on 11/03/2011 2:38:47 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: markomalley
A Star Wars fanatic choked his Thai bride to death after she destroyed his prized collection of toys.

What else was he supposed to do?

5 posted on 11/03/2011 2:45:12 AM PDT by Jim Noble (To live peacefully with credit-based consumption and fiat money, men would have to be angels.)
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To: markomalley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIkXgfGJ7KY


6 posted on 11/03/2011 2:45:53 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: markomalley
minimum term of 12 years

In the Eurozone you get time off for doing the mother-in-law.

7 posted on 11/03/2011 2:52:04 AM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: markomalley

Not just Great Britain - Every neighborhood has one or more of these idiots who refuse to give up their childhood obsessions and completely grow up.

They might get married and move out of mom’s basement but they are just waiting for the right (wrong?) stimulus to go berserk.

Is this fallout from the Nanny State or the pussyfication of western culture? Or both?


8 posted on 11/03/2011 2:54:20 AM PDT by Iron Munro ('We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them.' -- Mitt Romney)
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To: markomalley

Give in to the Dark Side.


9 posted on 11/03/2011 2:59:52 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: markomalley
“He first met her in a bar while on holiday in Bangkok in Thailand in 2001”
Psst... Those are called hookers.
10 posted on 11/03/2011 3:00:16 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: BigCinBigD

“hostitutes”


11 posted on 11/03/2011 3:03:56 AM PDT by tgusa
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To: markomalley

So life in prison is now a minimum of 12 years?


12 posted on 11/03/2011 3:04:28 AM PDT by HarleyD
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To: HarleyD
“So life in prison is now a minimum of 12 years?”

Yes. But they're dogie years...

13 posted on 11/03/2011 3:08:30 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: markomalley

Sometimes a guy has to do what a guy has to do.


14 posted on 11/03/2011 3:08:50 AM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: markomalley

Worst.Marriage.Evar. -Comic Book Guy


15 posted on 11/03/2011 3:13:25 AM PDT by catbertz (i lolled at your post.)
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To: markomalley

The article neglects to mention other things found at the scene: Gaffi sticks, Bantha tracks, and blast points that were too accurate for Sand People.


16 posted on 11/03/2011 3:13:30 AM PDT by edpc (My silence IS an answer)
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To: edpc

Thanks for starting my day with a coffee-sprayed keyboard.


17 posted on 11/03/2011 3:19:39 AM PDT by Vide
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To: edpc

That was brilliant.


18 posted on 11/03/2011 3:27:08 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: alieno nomine; angkor; Brian Allen; bsariwat; Central Scrutiniser; colorado tanker; expat1000; ...

Thai Ping


19 posted on 11/03/2011 3:31:07 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: markomalley
What's with the wife's name?
Pornpilai Srisroy

As Rush is so fond of pointing out, the capital of Thailand is the prostitution mecca: Bangkok

20 posted on 11/03/2011 3:33:12 AM PDT by stormhill
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To: markomalley

Pornpilai

Porn?

Honey? What the heck did you do!


21 posted on 11/03/2011 3:36:59 AM PDT by Adder (Say NO to the O in 2 oh 12)
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To: markomalley
He first met her in a bar while on holiday in Bangkok in Thailand in 2001

Was she really a "she"?

22 posted on 11/03/2011 3:38:19 AM PDT by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: edpc

You Sir, win the internets today!
Regards


23 posted on 11/03/2011 3:38:26 AM PDT by Thunder 6
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To: kearnyirish2

She has failed him for the last time.


24 posted on 11/03/2011 3:45:45 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Perdogg; martin_fierro
Laz would hit it.Image and video hosting by TinyPic
25 posted on 11/03/2011 4:01:37 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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26 posted on 11/03/2011 4:13:43 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: SunkenCiv
This is what she looks like now.


27 posted on 11/03/2011 4:14:15 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Calusa
In the Eurozone you get time off for doing the mother-in-law.

Can you define "doing"? My mental images keep flip-flopping between two meanings of "doing".

28 posted on 11/03/2011 4:44:06 AM PDT by Go Gordon
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To: SunkenCiv

Murdered: Thai bride Pornpilai Srisroy
was killed after she smashed up his collection
of Star Wars toys

29 posted on 11/03/2011 4:45:15 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: markomalley

Rickie and Pornpilai

30 posted on 11/03/2011 4:54:53 AM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: markomalley

They met in a bar in Bangkok.

Yeah, that marriage was going to work out well...


31 posted on 11/03/2011 5:01:21 AM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: markomalley
"which he had been collecting since he was a child."

He's still a child!

32 posted on 11/03/2011 5:13:27 AM PDT by wesagain
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To: Iron Munro
"Is this fallout from the Nanny State or the pussyfication of western culture? Or both?"

Both. The poor deceased lady sure knew which button to push. She should have left the sick bastard.

33 posted on 11/03/2011 5:20:29 AM PDT by semaj
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To: LeoWindhorse

The lameness of that video is in the fact that they have a Caucasian woman dressed/makeuped up to try to look like an Asian. Were there no Thai or SE Asian women they could have put in the vid?


34 posted on 11/03/2011 5:21:50 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: markomalley

Sounds like a justifiable homicide to me


35 posted on 11/03/2011 5:23:49 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: markomalley
A Star Wars fanatic choked his Thai bride to death after she destroyed his prized collection of toys.

Search ebay for star wars collectables. I would not be surprised to find out that this collection of toys was worth big bucks.

36 posted on 11/03/2011 5:28:23 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Civilization is unnatural. It is a whim of circumstance. Barbarism must always ultimately triumph.)
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To: Go Gordon

Do, or do not, there is no try.


37 posted on 11/03/2011 5:34:24 AM PDT by sniper63 (If Obama pats himself on the back anymore, his shoulder will dislocate.....)
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To: markomalley

“This was not the marriage you were looking for”


38 posted on 11/03/2011 5:36:24 AM PDT by ZinGirl
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To: edpc

That was EPIC.


39 posted on 11/03/2011 5:36:26 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I guess some Occupiers are more 99% than other Occupiers.)
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To: markomalley

40 posted on 11/03/2011 5:44:27 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("To Serve Manatee" is a cookbook!)
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To: markomalley
The bride was not as forgiving as the Emperor.
41 posted on 11/03/2011 5:45:32 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (I've been dipping into my jar full of Hope & Change just to buy gas!!)
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To: markomalley

42 posted on 11/03/2011 5:45:53 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("To Serve Manatee" is a cookbook!)
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To: Go Gordon
Can you define "doing"?

Point taken. But, then again, we are dealing with the Eurozone, here.

43 posted on 11/03/2011 5:46:17 AM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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44 posted on 11/03/2011 5:47:27 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("To Serve Manatee" is a cookbook!)
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To: Jonah Hex

That is priceless...


45 posted on 11/03/2011 5:48:05 AM PDT by ToxicMich (If I catch you sleeping in this space AGAIN, I'M GONNA KICK YOUR # "?/%")
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To: markomalley

“Rickie la Touche”.... More like Rickie the Douche...


46 posted on 11/03/2011 5:49:58 AM PDT by ToxicMich (If I catch you sleeping in this space AGAIN, I'M GONNA KICK YOUR # "?/%")
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To: markomalley

Apparently the Force was NOT with her.

Regarding the killer, evidently the delusion was strong with that one.

Yoda’s cardinal rule: Touch never the toys that to a Star Wars fan belong totally.


47 posted on 11/03/2011 5:51:19 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom.)
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To: BigCinBigD

Well, it was kinda dark in that bar when he met her...

48 posted on 11/03/2011 5:53:47 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Adder

It is common for Thai women to shorten their sometimes long-ish actual names, to a one-syllable name for daily use.

Names beginning with the sound “porn” are not uncommon.

I in fact met a Thai woman whose name did start that way, and she did use the shorter name “Porn”.

I could not bring myself to call her that, and used her full name.


49 posted on 11/03/2011 5:54:51 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America First)
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To: ToxicMich

50 posted on 11/03/2011 5:59:10 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("To Serve Manatee" is a cookbook!)
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