The remains of Leicester City football club owner,Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s body has arrived in Bangkok, Thailand.

The 60 year old billionaire died in an helicopter crash last weekend after watching a game at the King Power stadium, home of Leicester City football Club.

His funeral has been scheduled to begin on Saturday and last for seven days as the usual tradition in Thailand when a respected person dies. Funeral plans are now underway with his remain seen arriving at the Wat Debsirindrawas Ratchaworawiharn Temple in the Thai capital.

His son, Aiyawatt and wife, Aimon also believed to be in the city ahead of the funeral, also in attendant were employees of King Power and the club players and staff are all to be part of this last respect to be paid to a man described as a great philanthropists.

Funeral details are as follows

  • 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.

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