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Lee Aldhouse. Pic: AP.

Thailand: British man jailed for 25 years over Phuket murder

By Thu, Nov 28, 2013 5:23PM UTC Comments Off Lee Aldhouse. Pic: AP.

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — A Thai court on Thursday sentenced a British kickboxer to 25 years in jail for the murder of a former U.S. Marine on a resort island in 2010. The Phuket provincial court found Lee Aldhouse guilty of stabbing to death ex-Marine Dashawn Longfellow after being beaten by the American during a...

British kickboxer denies murder of US ex-Marine in Thailand

By Tue, Feb 19, 2013 9:38AM UTC Comments Off Lee Aldhouse. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — A British kickboxer has told the judge at his trial in Thailand that he did not deliberately kill a former U.S. Marine he is charged with murdering. Lee Aldhouse of Birmingham has been charged with the premeditated murder of Dashawn Longfellow on Aug. 14, 2010, after being beaten by the ex-Marine during...

British kickboxer indicted in Thailand for murder

By Thu, Dec 27, 2012 12:46PM UTC Comments Off

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai prosecutors have indicted a British kickboxer on murder charges in connection with the 2010 stabbing of a former U.S. Marine on a resort island. A Phuket court indicted Lee Aldhouse on Wednesday. He is accused of stabbing to death ex-Marine Dashawn Longfellow after being beaten by the American during a brawl...

Extradition process for alleged Phuket murderer unlikely to be swift

By Tue, Mar 08, 2011 8:30PM UTC Comments Off Extradition process for alleged Phuket murderer unlikely to be swift

by James Goyder The crime that Lee Aldhouse is alleged to have committed sent shockwaves through the close knit community of Muay Thai tourists and expats who frequent the Freedom Bar in Rawai. In the early hours of the morning on Saturday August 14 Aldhouse started a fight with DaShawn Longfellow, a US Marine who...