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Kickboxer held over Thailand death

A British kickboxer wanted in connection with a murder in Thailand has been arrested after flying back into the UK, officials said.

Lee Aldhouse, 27, was named by the Thai authorities as the prime suspect in the fatal stabbing of US Marine Dashawn Longfellow on the island of Phuket on August 14.

He was detained by officers at London's Heathrow Airport four days later on a warrant for his recall to prison in Britain.

It is understood that no warrant for his extradition to Thailand has been executed so far.

Aldhouse, who is trained in Thai kickboxing, is alleged to have attacked Mr Longfellow after a fight in a bar on Phuket.

A Scotland Yard spokeswoman said: "A 27-year-old man was arrested at Heathrow Terminal 1 at 16.55 on Wednesday August 18.

"He was arrested on a warrant for his recall to prison."


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