Young German/Finnish man missing in Thailand

A 24 year old German man named Tim Pösel is missing in Thailand. Pösel is 198 centimetres tall (6’6) and his mother tongue is Finnish, but he also speaks German.

Pösel arrived in Thailand on August 16 and last had contact with his family in Germany on August 20 when he texted his mother via Instagram messenger.

A missing persons report has been filed with the Royal Thai Police. The German embassy in in Bangkok confirmed there is no record of Pösel being arrested.

The german tourist could be anywhere in Thailand.

If you see Tim Pösel or have any information about his whereabouts please e-mail his mother:

If you are travelling in Thailand, please ask hostel or hotel staff if they have seen Tim.


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Leah is a translator and news writer for the Thaiger. Leah studied East Asian Religions and Thai Studies at the University of Leeds and Chiang Mai University. Leah covers crime, politics, environment, human rights, entertainment, travel and culture in Thailand and southeast Asia.

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