A British father of two has shared his horror story after being locked up in a Thai jail. Imprisoned for overstaying his visa, 35 yr previous Kai Isaacs claims a fellow inmate died in his arms following a brutal beating. The incident occurred again on Could 21 within the Worldwide Detention Centre, located subsequent door to the swanky Sathorn residential space in Bangkok.
Kai, from the Isle of Wight, was imprisoned with 150 different inmates on the IDC. He says he was locked up with gangsters and suspected terrorists, in line with the article within the Mirror Online. He stated all 150 inmates needed to sleep on the ground, ten in a row.
“It was the worst three months of my life.
“Within the IDC there have been 150 folks within the room, sleeping on the ground 10 in a row.”
“It was sizzling, it stank, it was noisy, it was violent and scary.”
Kai relates the story of an American who was singled out after he arrived on the IDC. 4 days later he’d be useless…
“When this American lad, Rickey McDonald, got here in they singled him out. They didn’t just like the USA a lot. They picked on him from the minute he walked within the room. They beat him and beat him and beat him. He was bullied to the purpose he couldn’t get water. They gave you a three-litre bottle to refill however the water was solely on for an hour a day. If he stood up they hit him.”
“However the man died in my arms . It was suspected coronary heart failure. It was horrible and I used to be nonetheless in there for weeks after it occurred.”
Rickey “Rick” Eric McDonald, 41, of Lexington, handed away Could 21, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. A Lexington native, he was born on June 14, 1977. He was a graduate of Dunbar Excessive Faculty (’96) and attended St. Lawrence College, College of Copenhagen, and Georgetown College. He held a educating certificates in English and was a printed creator. Rick loved journey and traveled extensively all through Europe and Asia – milwardfuneral.com
Kai has handed on his story to the FBI, who’re investigating the demise of the US citizen from Kentucky on Could 21.
His issues began when he travelled to Thailand in August 2018 with a one-way flight to go to his girlfriend. He claims the money he’d despatched himself by means of MoneyGram was unable to redeemed when he arrived in Thailand. He was instructed any individual else had already withdrawn the money.
With no money for a return flight and solely a 30 day visa, he ended up going to stick with buddies and left it till March this yr to contact the British Embassy in Thailand.
Kai claims the Embassy suggested him handy himself in and that he can be possible locked up within the Worldwide Detention Centre earlier than being deported again to the UK. He was first detained in a ‘cage’ earlier than his look in a Thai court docket.
“I used to be stored in a cell with round 50 Thai folks in a cage for 5 days then taken to court docket.”
He instructed Mirror On-line that each one his possessions, and what little cash he had, went lacking whereas he was within the police cell.
“It’s an inhumane place. There are guards however there’s a hierarchy among the many inmates. The bosses have been Iranian gangsters and frequently gave extreme beatings. Each second in there was horrific. I wouldn’t want it on anybody.”
Kai was lastly deported in June this yr with the assistance of the British Embassy and has now been barred from returning to Thailand for 5 years.
ORIGINAL STORY: mirror.co.uk
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