A 34 year old Russian woman drowned while swimming at Patong beach on Saturday. Lifeguards performed CPR on the woman before she was taken to Patong Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to police, who were alerted at 9am.
Police say the woman, whose name was witheld pending notification of relatives, travelled with her boyfriend to Patong with the Pegas tour agency.
The pair had been taking turns swimming, one staying ashore to watch their belongings. The woman was just 30 metres from shore when she drowned.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post
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