Aussie woman missing, feared drowned off Phuket

PHUKET: Rescue workers are searching for an Australian tourist reported missing at Karon Beach yesterday.

Jennifer Laidley (initially named by police as “Jennifer May”), 44, was staying with a friend at the Phuket Orchid Resort at the south end of Karon Beach.

The friend reported Ms Laidley missing after she lost sight of her at about 6pm.

Karon Municipality rescue workers and volunteers from other agencies launched an immediate search and rescue mission, but were unable to locate the missing woman.

They called the search off at 10pm.

The search resumed this morning, but so far without success.

— Atchaa Khamlo

Phuket News

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