Crime, Weird

Rickie La Touche, aka Rickie Nehls, found guilty of killing wife Pornpilai Srisroy over Star Wars collection

A Manchester man has been found guilty of killing his wife in a row over his collection of Star Wars toys. Rickie La Touche, aka Rickie Nehls, allegedly choked Pornpilai Srisroy to death after she damaged his collection of memorabilia.

La Touche, 30, alleged that Pornpilai Srisroy, 28, had made his life miserable and that she had threatened to kill him in his sleep. He also alleged that she had previously hit him with a pool cue. The two had met back in 2001 while La Touche was on holiday in Thailand.

According to La Touche, Srisroy allegedly tried to upset him by damaging the Star Wars collection. She also allegedly threatened to cut him up and eat him. Srisroy’s family have described her as a kind and friendly person.

About Sarah Bosdiccia

Sarah Bosdiccia is a writer, journalist, blogger and editorial assistant. In the past, she has worked in the local newspaper business and has taught journalism modules at undergraduate level. She doesn't 'do' Facebook but you can follow her at @sarah_bosdiccia.

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