Police probe death of Briton

PATONG: Police are investigating the death of a Briton, Stephen Harris, 46, born in Birmingham, whose body was found in his room at the Monte Carlo Hotel on Rat-U-Thit 200 Pi Rd on October 29 at around 1 pm.

Speaking to the Gazette today, Pol Lt Col Boonlert Onklang of Kathu Police Station said that, according to a doctor who made an initial examination of the body, Mr Harris’s neck and right elbow were broken.

Col Boonlert also said that Mr Harris was last seen alive at around 10 pm last Tuesday (October 26) at the Monte Carlo Hotel, where he had been a guest for about a month.

Mr Harris’s body, which is currently in Patong Hospital, is due to be collected by British Embassy staff and taken to Bangkok for an autopsy.

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