Leicester City Owner’s Coffin Arrives At Bangkok For His Week-Long Funeral (Photos)
By Eyo Nse,
Leicester City owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s body has arrived in Bangkok, Thailand, Brainnews report.
The 60-year-old was one of five people killed when his helicopter crashed after taking off from the King Power Stadium last weekend in England.
Funeral arrangements have now got underway with as hearse seen arriving at the Wat Debsirindrawas Ratchaworawiharn Temple in the Thai capital.
Tributes have flooded in from across football with thousands of supporters from all clubs making visits to Leicester’s ground to pay their respects this week.
The funeral will begin on Saturday and last for seven days.
His 60-year-old’s son, Aiyawatt and wife Aimon also believed to be in the city ahead of the funeral, also in attendant was Employees of King Power.
Funeral details, issued to Thai media, said a bathing ceremony would start at a temple in Bangkok on Saturday, November 3.
Leicester City players will fly to Bangkok after their game against Cardiff on Saturday, will also make a 12,000-mile round trip to Bangkok next week to attend the funeral of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
Mr Vichai’s contributions to various charities, has made the funeral to be described as “royal sponsored”.
This will be followed by recitation ceremonies over seven days. The date of a cremation ceremony has not been set yet.