Third unidentified foreigner found dead in Pattaya

PHOTO: Police load the body of an unidentified foreign man found floating in Pattaya Bay - The Pattaya News

The body of an unidentified foreign man was found floating in Pattaya Bay yesterday with an 8 kilogram rock tied to his neck. Pattaya City Police were notified of the incident at 1pm. It is the third case of an unidentified foreigner’s death in a week in the resort town

Police, divers and reporters rushed into the sea off Koh Larn Beach in Pattaya Bay. The body of a heavyset male foreigner was found floating 400 meters from shore. Police put his age at around 55.

The body was wearing a gray vest and denim shorts. A large rock weighing about 8 kilograms was tied to the neck, according to local media.

Police say no sign of struggle was found on the body. They believe the man died at least a day or two before the body was found.

Pattaya police are working on identifying the body and the cause of death.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News

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