A British man accused of murdering a Thai prostitute in 2014 before fleeing to Ibiza has lost an extradition battle and will face trial in Bangkok.
Shane Looker, 51, from Stoke-on-Trent, allegedly murdered strip club dancer Laxami Manochat, 31, before stuffing her body into a suitcase.
Her remains were found a week after her disappearance in a river 95 miles away in Kanchanaburi province.
Shane Looker (left), who is accused of murdering Thai prostitute Laxami Manochat (right) in 2014 before fleeing to Ibiza, has lost an extradition battle and will face trial in Bangkok
Her remains were found in a suitcase (pictured) a week after her disappearance in a river 95 miles away in Kanchanaburi province
Looker was arrested in Ibiza in 2017 where he is said to own a hotel and his legal team have since been fighting extradition.
The Spanish High Court ruled he should be extradited but lawyers lodged a series of appeals.
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has now ruled that Looker should face justice in Thailand.
They cited extensive case files submitted by the Royal Thai Police in Bangkok which allegedly prove that Looker was the man who had murdered Laxami.
Thai authorities have also reportedly offered assurances required under EU law that Looker will not face the death penalty or 링크모음 be mistreated.