British man shot in head by assassin at Pattaya beach resort

A 39-year-old British man in Pattaya, Thailand was killed after getting shot in the head on Jan 24, at around 9am (10am Singapore time).

The assassination occurred just as the victim, identified as Tony Kenway, was leaving a gym in a Thai beach resort and getting into his red Porsche.

According to AFP via AsiaOne, the assassin fired a single shot into his victim's head before making his getaway.

"He was shot once in his head, the bullet casing was a .38 calibre," said police.

Security footage of the murder shows a man in dark clothing walking up to the victim's car, opening the door and firingĀ a shot, before jumping on a parked moped and fleeing.