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According to the Bangkok post, Pornchai was bedridden and being cared for by his father Saran, 60, his mother Mrs Woen, 56, and their 15-year-old granddaughter before his death..
Mrs Woen reported that her son had died at 10.05am on November 9 at their home on Ban Takaeo village in the Prasat district of Thailand.She said she had found her son dead after returning from washing dishes.After the media originally reported Pornchai's illnesses, locals had donated 110,000 baht (around £2020) to the family.
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Mrs Woen used some of the money to redeem her house which had been mortgaged to pay for Pornchai's medical bills.