73 year old Swede found dead in Chiang Mai condotel

PHOTO: Health authorities remove the body of Gunnar Andersson in Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai Times

Chiang Mai health authorities have reported the death of a 73 year old Swedish man in the northern province. He was found dead in a his condotel in Chang Phueak district on Monday. The body was discovered by staff, who immediately called police and health officials over fears of the Novel Coronavirus.

The body was identified as that of Gunnar Andersson. Police say he was found naked on the bathroom floor with no signs of trauma or injury.

Andersson had lived in the condotel for over a year. Thai media report housekeeping staff as saying Andersson “liked to drink heavily.”

Cause of death is unknown but a medical condition, or possibly a heart attack, is suspected.

Andersson’s body was transported to hospital for autopsy, and his blood will be tested for the Coronavirus.

SOURCE: Chiang Rai Times

Chiang Mai News

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