Man is strangled to death in front of his horrified sister by a 21ft PYTHON after it escaped from the glass jar he tried to store it in

  • Sawan Tabklai, 55, had captured a 21ft-long python at home and stored it in a jar?
  • But when he opened it again, the giant snake lunged at him and bit into his arm?
  • It then wrapped itself around his body and choked him to death as it was 'hungry'
  • WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT

Sawan Tabklai, 55, snared the 21ft-long snake as it slithered around his family home in Sukothai province, Thailand, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Pictured: The snake biting into his arm?

Sawan Tabklai, 55, snared the 21ft-long snake as it slithered around his family home in Sukothai province, Thailand, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Pictured: The snake biting into his arm?

A man has been strangled to death by a gigantic wild python after it sprung out of a glass jar he'd stuffed it in.?

Sawan Tabklai, 55, caught the 21ft-long snake as it slithered around his family home in Sukothai province, Thailand, in the early hours of Saturday morning.?

He crammed it into a big glass jar, but the snake had become extremely hungry by the time he checked on it last night at about 5pm local time.

The furious python leapt out of the jar, towards Sawan's head, before biting into his arm.

It then wrapped itself around the man's neck while he desperately screamed for help.

Sawan's sister, Pilada Tabklai, 63, rushed down to help but entered upon the horrifying scene of her brother being suffocated to death by the snake.

She battled to free him but the snake was too strong, so she?called emergency services.

They arrived too late, however, and the man was already dead.?

They then caught the snake and crammed it into a sack to be killed.

Sawan's sister, Pilada Tabklai, 63, rushed down to help but entered upon the horrifying scene of her brother being suffocated to death by the snake. Pictured: The enormous snake being dragged away after it killed the man?

Sawan's sister, Pilada Tabklai, 63, rushed down to help but entered upon the horrifying scene of her brother being suffocated to death by the snake. Pictured: The enormous snake being dragged away after it killed the man?

Police Lieutenant Colonel Surapong Salasit said: 'We presume [the death] was caused by a combination of the python's wild instincts and that it was hungry'

Police Lieutenant Colonel Surapong Salasit said: 'We presume [the death] was caused by a combination of the python's wild instincts and that it was hungry'

The sister battled to free him but the snake was too strong, so she called emergency services. Pictured: Medics try to save the man?

The sister battled to free him but the snake was too strong, so she called emergency services. Pictured: Medics try to save the man?

The snake in a sack before being taken away for destruction
The furious python leapt out of the jar towards Sawan's head before biting into his arm

The furious python leapt out of the jar towards Sawan's head before biting into his arm (right). Pictured left: The snake in a sack before being taken away for destruction

Pilada said: 'I don't know why my younger brother was keeping the snake. He found it three or four days ago and put it in a jar at the home.

'I heard him shouting and saw he had been bitten by the snake. It was coiled around his body and I couldn't get it off.'

Police Lieutenant Colonel Surapong Salasit from the Kong Krailat district police station said the cause of death was strangulation.

He said: 'Officers arrived and found the 55-year-old man already dead under the house. He was not wearing a shirt and had black trousers on.

His sister Pilada said: 'I don't know why my younger brother was keeping the snake. He found it three or four days ago and put it in a jar at the home'. Pictured: Family members mourn his loss

His sister Pilada said: 'I don't know why my younger brother was keeping the snake. He found it three or four days ago and put it in a jar at the home'. Pictured: Family members mourn his loss

Pictured: The huge beast after being caught by emergency services who rushed to the man's aid when he was strangled

Pictured: The huge beast after being caught by emergency services who rushed to the man's aid when he was strangled

Police said:?'There were snake bite marks around his left hand and his neck was red like a severe band mark. The doctor performed an autopsy and the cause of death was due to lack of oxygen'

Police said:?'There were snake bite marks around his left hand and his neck was red like a severe band mark. The doctor performed an autopsy and the cause of death was due to lack of oxygen'

Pictured: The snake is captured after it killed a 55-year-old man in Sukothai province, Thailand over the weekend?

Pictured: The snake is captured after it killed a 55-year-old man in Sukothai province, Thailand over the weekend?

The victim's sister explained: 'I heard him shouting and saw he had been bitten by the snake. It was coiled around his body and I couldn't get it off'

The victim's sister explained: 'I heard him shouting and saw he had been bitten by the snake. It was coiled around his body and I couldn't get it off'

'There were snake bite marks around his left hand and his neck was red like a severe band mark. The doctor performed an autopsy and the cause of death was due to lack of oxygen.

'The python strangled him until he died. Neighbours and rescue workers helped to put it in the bag.

'We presume it was caused by a combination of the python's wild instincts and that it was hungry.'
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