Mystery over Kamala body

KAMALA: Police have so far been unable to identify an apparent murder victim whose body was discovered by villagers in Kamala last weekend.

The body was discovered by residents of Kamala village 6 on the sands of Nai Yea Beach, at the south end of Kamala Bay, at about 6 pm on Saturday night.

A worker with the Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation, which delivered the body to Patong Hospital at about 7:30 pm on January 22, told the Gazette that the victim had suffered a deep laceration to the side of his neck.

Pol Sgt Maj Charoem Pomsaad of the Kamala Police said the man was about 165 centimeters tall and appeared to be Asian. He added that no relatives had come to claim the body, and that police were waiting for an autopsy report from the hospital before launching an investigation.

Phuket News

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