Apichai Ongwisit

Ice Heep Lek, Metal Casket Killer

  Active for 2 years
(2019-2020) in Thailand

1

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 6 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About Apichai Ongwisit
  14. 5 External References
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Apichai Ongwisit a suspected Thai serial killer known as Ice Heep Lek and the Metal Casket Killer. Apichai Ongwisit, a wealthy property heir, was arrested on January 9th 2020, at his home in Bangkok, Thailand. Authorities were at the location conducting a search for Ongwisit's missing girlfriend, Warinthorn Chaiyachet. She was found buried on his property and identified by a large fish tattoo on her back. Authorities later discovered hundreds of human bones dumped in a pond on his property, some were tied to a metal gates and weighed down with dumbbells. Bangkok Police Col. Jirakrit Jarunpat said the investigation involves several women who disappeared and were involved with Ongwisit in some manner. They include his friends, girlfriends and local prostitutes.

Apichai Ongwisit Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Apichai Ongwisit (aka) Ice Heep Lek, Metal Casket Killer, was active for 2 years between 2019-2020, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Thailand

Apichai Ongwisit He was raised by both parents. He had at least one younger sister. His father, Chalermchai Ongwisit, a real-estate mogul who was convicted of murdering and dismembering a 15-year-old girl in 1983. He was later shot dead.. His mother, an unnamed woman, who was accused of being evolved in her husband's crime, she later fled abroad with Apichai's younger sister..

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 2019 Apichai Ongwisit started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to mutilate, murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself at his eight acre property in the Bang Khae district of Bangkok, Thailand.

He was arrested on January 9th 2020

Profile Completeness: 52%
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Apichai Ongwisit has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2020 and was last updated 4 months ago.

Apichai Ongwisit a known:

Apichai Ongwisit
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2020-03-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Apichai Ongwisit
Nickname: Ice Heep Lek, Metal Casket Killer
Victims: 1 - 3
Years Active: 2019 - 2020
Active Countries: Thailand
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: himself at his eight acre property in the Bang Khae district of Bangkok, Thailand
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: at least one younger sister
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: an unnamed woman, who was accused of being evolved in her husband's crime, she later fled abroad with Apichai's younger sister.
Father: Chalermchai Ongwisit, a real-estate mogul who was convicted of murdering and dismembering a 15-year-old girl in 1983. He was later shot dead.

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Jan 9, 2020
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
6 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Apichai Ongwisit

The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Apichai Ongwisit. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
2019
Apichai Ongwisit started his serial killing spree. #2019
2020
Apichai Ongwisit ended his serial killing spree. #2020
Jan 09 2020
arrested #20200109
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Warinthorn Chaiyachet's body found wrapped in a plastic bag, buried in a garden on Apichai Ongwisit's property.

Jan 09 2020
Apichai Ongwisit arrested. #20200109
Jan 16 2020
Authorities search property #20200116
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Divers retrieved 28 pieces of human ribs and hair from a pond on Apichai Ongwisit's property. The victim is believed to belong to a girl aged between 17 and 18.

Jan 17 2020
Authorities search property #20200117
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Divers retrieved 288 additional pieces of human bones from a pond on Apichai Ongwisit's property.

Jan 23 2020
Authorities search property #20200123
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Divers retrieved 30 additional pieces of human bones from a pond on Apichai Ongwisit's property.

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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at killers home TRUE 319
used weapon TRUE 452
bound TRUE 405
mutilated TRUE 446
kill at victims home FALSE 322
posed body FALSE 364


Books that Mention Apichai Ongwisit

Book: Slow Death: (mentions serial killer Apichai Ongwisit)
James Fielder
Slow Death:
Book: Killer Fiction (mentions serial killer Apichai Ongwisit)
G. J. Schaefer
Killer Fiction
Book: A Serial Killer's Daughter (mentions serial killer Apichai Ongwisit)
Kerri Rawson
A Serial Killer's Daughter

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Apichai Ongwisit

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0786030275 Slow Death: 2
1936239191 Killer Fiction 10
1400201764 A Serial Killer's Daughte... 2
External References
  1. Luke Andrews, 'Serial killer' son of a murderer is arrested after HUNDREDS of bones are found in his pond on www.dailymail.co.uk, Retrieved on Jan 27, 2020.
  2. Brad Hunter, THAI TED BUNDY?: Hundreds of bones found on wealthy heir's estate on torontosun.com, Retrieved on Jan 27, 2020.
  3. Old casket containing human bones found in suspect's pond on www.bangkokpost.com, Retrieved on Jan 27, 2020.
  4. Lee Brown, Cops arrest 'Thai Ted Bundy' after finding hundreds of human bones in his pond on nypost.com, Retrieved on Jan 27, 2020.
  5. Ice Metal Casket case a horror story on www.bangkokpost.com, Retrieved on Mar 8, 2020.
Internal References

Apichai Ongwisit is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 59[ Page 1 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  2. #2 of 2[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Thailand
  3. #406 of 651[ Page 28 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #432 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #441 of 651[ Page 30 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #635 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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