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A revered abbot’s tragic demise has despatched shockwaves by a Thai community after his physique was found burned to the extent that solely his higher torso remained identifiable. The abbot, Luang Pu Poon Thitapunyo, of Wat Pa Kesem Suk in Phetchabun Province, was found in a forested space behind the temple. The police have been meticulously piecing collectively proof ever since.

Police have transported Luang Pu Poon’s stays to Phetchabun Hospital for a autopsy examination to determine the precise reason for demise. Forensic officers revisited the positioning to assemble extra proof, together with the abbot’s belongings, which can present essential insights into the case.

Close to the positioning the place Luang Pu Poon’s physique was found, investigators uncovered extra disturbing proof: charred human physique components, together with decrease limbs, in addition to wire coils inside burned tyres, which have been despatched for DNA testing.

The Provincial Police Area Commander, Police Main Common Saranay Kongmueang, said that preliminary post-mortem outcomes revealed soot in the lungs and trachea, indicating Luang Pu Poon was alive when the fireplace began. Nevertheless, the precise circumstances resulting in his demise are nonetheless being investigated. Maj. Gen. Saranay confirmed that there have been no indicators of a slit throat, gunshot wounds, or bodily assault on the physique.

Regardless of questioning people near Luang Pu Poon, no suspects have been recognized. The police haven’t dominated out any potentialities and await additional forensic outcomes, anticipated in roughly seven days, reported KhaoSod.

Following the completion of the post-mortem, the abbot’s disciples collected his physique to conduct spiritual rites on the temple’s sermon corridor amid the sorrow of the local community. Villagers and fellow monks have come collectively to organize the cremation web site, with plans to carry the funeral ceremony tomorrow, March 7.

The schedule consists of transferring the physique to the cremation web site at midday, a Dhamma sermon at 12.30pm, Buddhist chants at 1pm, and the normal providing of robes at 2pm, culminating in the cremation ceremony.

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