National artist Shinakorn Krailas dies of blood poisoning today

National artist Shinakorn Krailas dies today at Siriraj hospital of blood infection and colon cancer.

The national artist for traditional country song national award in 1999, 71, suffered from full-grown colon cancer since November 2015.

His wife Suchada Faited said he was admitted to hospital on Monday after complaining of pains on the legs.

He was allowed to return home after seeing the doctor.

But at home, he vomitted and complained of exhaustion.

He was re-admitted to the hospital the next morning, and passed away peacefully today from blood infection.

He is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)