In 1996, admitted serial smuggler David McMillan aka McVillain made an audacious escape from a Thai prison, a feat no westerner had ever achieved.
The former child star was just out of a stint in the notorious Australian jail Pentridge when he found himself on death row in Klong Prem Prison, Bangkok, Thailand.
He had to get out and fast before he was executed. Being locked up abroad required him to exercise all his street smarts.
The jail, known as the Bangkok Hilton, is a nightmarish, seething mass of human misery and is regarded as one of the worst in the world.
David describes his experience in Klong Prem as: “it is a place where 600 foreigners wait and rot among the 12,000 inmates. Amid the tragic, ruthless, and forgotten, one man (David McMillan) resolves to do what no other has done: escape.”
His story is incredible as he takes the listener through every step of his hazardous disappearance from Klong Prem.
“Two Weeks Before My Execution By Machine Gun, I Abandoned 20 Earlier Escape Plans — And Got Out The Traditional Way: Over The Wall,” he said.
“The Major Problem Was There Were 11 Walls.”
For more, visit David’s YouTube channel. @DavidMcMillan888
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