Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by cptrelentless » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:19 am

Anchor Moy wrote:
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This was posted on social media today.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by angkorjohn » Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:25 am

Anchor Moy wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:45 pm
This was posted on social media today.
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Yes that reminded me of this piece from a couple of years back about US wardens, there's a bit about the one in Cambodia in it.

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Mathew King

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We are asking that people keep the comments respectful. We are still trying to piece together the last hours of my brothers very talented son. These pictures and comments do not help our family at this sad and confusing time. But please if anyone knew Matt or has any information we would welcome that. Thank you for reading
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by Tuna182 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:03 am

Andy Crofts wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:21 am
He was my friend. A good friend. I had known him a long time and we had some great laughs together. He was a kind lad with a big heart. I’m in shock that this has happened or was allowed to happen in this place.

I hope you find some peace amongst the stars my dear friend. I’ll see you again

Andy x
Thank you for your kind words Andy. From Matt’s mum xx
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by Tuna182 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:06 am

Adambruce wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:31 pm
Please be aware that his friends and family are reading this thread at this difficult time. Please keep your posts respectful. Kind Regards Adam (a friend)
Thank you Adam. Very much appreciated. From Matt’s mum xx
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Re: Mathew King

Post by Tuna182 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:37 am

Jackson wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:14 am
We are asking that people keep the comments respectful. We are still trying to piece together the last hours of my brothers very talented son. These pictures and comments do not help our family at this sad and confusing time. But please if anyone knew Matt or has any information we would welcome that. Thank you for reading
Who is “we”? What do you need to know? I’m Matts mum.
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Re: Mathew King

Post by violet » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:07 am

Tuna182 wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:37 am
Jackson wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:14 am
We are asking that people keep the comments respectful. We are still trying to piece together the last hours of my brothers very talented son. These pictures and comments do not help our family at this sad and confusing time. But please if anyone knew Matt or has any information we would welcome that. Thank you for reading
Who is “we”? What do you need to know? I’m Matts mum.
Sounds like an aunt or uncle of Matt, on his father's side (from what they wrote).


Very sorry for your loss.
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Re: Mathew King

Post by Tuna182 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:29 am

violet wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:07 am
Tuna182 wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:37 am
Jackson wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:14 am
We are asking that people keep the comments respectful. We are still trying to piece together the last hours of my brothers very talented son. These pictures and comments do not help our family at this sad and confusing time. But please if anyone knew Matt or has any information we would welcome that. Thank you for reading
Who is “we”? What do you need to know? I’m Matts mum.
Sounds like an aunt or uncle of Matt, on his father's side (from what they wrote).


Very sorry for your loss.
Yes I agree but don’t know anyone with that name. Thank you for your kind thoughts.
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by TravelGirl88 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:13 am

I know like yourself Matt’s aunty has not used her real name. (Quite rightly) We refers to all his fathers side of the family and yourself I’m sure. Me and Matt had some great memories growing up and I’m going to miss him deeply. His Step Sister K x
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Re: Brit Matthew Paul King Arrested Over Ordeal at Guesthouse in Kampot; Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:47 pm

BACKPACKER HORROR Brit backpacker found dead in police custody after being arrested over row with hotel owner in Cambodia
Matthew Paul King had been staying at the Blue Buddha in Kampot when he was arrested
By Jon Lockett
28th August 2018, 12:44 pm
Updated: 28th August 2018, 1:12 pm
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A BRIT backpacker has been found dead in police custody hours after he was arrested following a bust-up at a Cambodian hotel.
Matthew Paul King, of Luton, Bedfordshire, had been staying at the Blue Buddha in Kampot, when he had a run in with the owner.

The 29-year-old tourist was pictured outside in shorts and a vest as cops arrived on August 19 to arrest him. He was taken to a nearby immigration centre and held in a cell but staff found him dead a short time later after he had apparently hanged himself.

A police spokesman said: ''A British man killed himself in the General Department of Immigration in Khan Por Senchey.

''The victim was Matthew Paul King. He was taken to Calmette Hospital but was pronounced dead there. Post mortem examinations on the man's body show that he killed himself.''

The Blue Buddha hotel in Kampot in on the southern coast of Cambodia has declined to comment on why King was arrested.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7116797/b ... e-custody/
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