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Pattaya windsurfer discovers floating body

Jack Burton

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PHOTOS: The Pattaya News

A windsurfer has come across the body of an identified person that was floating around Pattaya’s Jomtien beach.

Police heard about the mystery person floating off the beach at 4pm yesterday. They arrived at the beach and found the body of a man, whose age they estimated at somewhere between 30 – 40 years. His nationality remains unknown at this stage and he was wearing only yellow swimming clothes.

It’s believed the man had likely been dead for around 2 – 3 days before the boys was discovered by the windsurfer.

At this stage, no cause of death has been determined. The body is being kept at a local hospital while police search their records of missing people locally to identify the man.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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