A Canadian drugs trafficker was found hanged in his police cell today as cops seized his Lamborghini and began extradition.
Alexandre Cazes, 26, was wanted in the U.S. on drugs charges after he fled the country and was hiding out in Bangkok, Thailand.
He was arrested on July 5 and held in custody while extradition papers were prepared.
Officers visited his plush apartment and seized a stunning grey Lamborghini – bought in Thailand with where import taxes make cars four times the cost of the West.
Cazes was found dead at 7.35am today on the squalid toilet floor of his cell having hanged himself from the bathroom door with a towel.
Narcotics squad chief Sommai Kongwisaisuk said Cazes was being held at the department’s detention centre awaiting deportation when he was found dead.
He said he was a drugs trafficker who arrived in Thailand from the U.S. and officers had been working with American authorities after an arrest warrant was sent.
Lt Gen Sommai said: ”The accused with the name of Alexandre Cazes was subject to extrajudicial arrest of the United States.
”Intelligence Division on July 5 arrested Alexandre Cazes at house No. 514 Private House Phutthamonthon 3 Road, Thawi Watthana, Bangkok, under the warrant of Criminal Court No. 502/2560.
”The control room at 7:00 am today saw a towel hanging on the edge of the bathroom door, but found no accused, so quickly unlocked the keys to open the open the door to his cell and found the body lying face down to the right.’’
- Read our updated piece on how Alexandre Cazes is believed to be the multimillionaire founder of dark web marketplace AlphaBay