Kick-boxer man faces US marine death Thailand extradition

Related Stories

Arrangements are being made to extradite a Birmingham man wanted over an ex-US marine's death in Thailand.

In 2010 Thai police named Lee Aldhouse as the main suspect in the murder of Dashawn Longfellow, 23, who was stabbed in Phuket on 14 August of that year.

Mr Aldhouse, who was 27 when he was arrested at Heathrow Airport in 2010, had been training as a Thai kick boxer.

His appeal against extradition to Thailand has been dismissed by the High Court, the Home Office said.

A Home Office spokesperson said: "Lee Aldhouse is wanted in Thailand, where he is accused of murder.

"Arrangements are being made to extradite him as soon as possible."

Mr Longfellow was attacked in his apartment, following an earlier bar brawl.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Birmingham & Black Country

Weather

Birmingham

22 °C 13 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.