Man in black found hanging from tree

PHUKET TOWN: Police have appealed to the public for help in identifying a man who was found hanging from a tree yesterday morning near Moo Baan Prangthong on Kwang Rd. Pol Capt Watcharin Jirattikarnviwat, of Phuket Town Police Station, said the victim was found by local villagers hanging by a nylon rope from a tree branch, about 10 meters from the ground. The victim was an Asian male, aged about 25 to 30. Police believe he died about three days before he was found. He was wearing a black T-shirt and black jacket, long black pants and black canvas shoes. An empty beer bottle was found on the ground beside the tree, and another, unopened, was in a plastic bag hanging from the tree near the corpse. The victim had a mobile phone attached to his pants, which the police are currently checking. Capt Watcharin said police believe the death was a suicide, as there was no evidence of foul play. His body remains in the Wachira Hospital morgue awaiting identification. Capt Watcharin urged that anyone with information, or anyone who wishes to view photographs of the man, should contact him at Phuket Town Police Station, Tel: 076-212115.

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