Law & Crime Breaking News: American Hacked to Death Over $1.60 Cab Fare, Thai Police Say

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July 08, 2013 AT 12:58 PM
A Thai taxi driver accused of hacking an American to death after an argument over a $2 fare has been arrested, according to Bangkok police. Troy Lee Pilkington, 51, was repeatedly slashed with a 12-inch machete. The suspect claimed when he asked for the money, the American threw a cup of coffee at him, after which he pulled the knife from his trunk and chased after him.