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PHUKET TOWN: An elderly man was found drowned in the lake at Suan Luang Park on Thursday. Pol Maj Pitsanoo Poolwong of Phuket Town Police Station told the Gazette that he received a report from people living in the area that there was a body floating in the lake. When the corpse was taken out of the water, it was clad only in black underwear. Attached to the right wrist was a fishing net. The dead man was later identified as Dee Saetto, 65, a laborer from Srisaket. An autopsy showed that he had died of drowning about seven hours before his body was found. There were no injuries or suspicious marks on his body. “His wife, Prapai, said that he left the house at around 6 pm the day before, telling her that he was going fishing. That was the last she saw of him. She also told us that he was a bit drunk when he left the house,” said Maj Pitsanoo. The couple were living in a laborers’ camp behind the Moo Baan Chao-Fa Thani project on Chao-Fa Nok Rd.

 

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