Rescue workers unable to revive swimmer at Bang Tao

PHUKET: A Chinese national died Saturday afternoon after swimming with his family at Bang Tao Beach.

Miu Zhioin, 63, was pulled unconscious from the water after losing his footing and going under the waves, confirmed Capt Kraisorn Boonprasop of the Thalang Police.

“Layan rescue workers’ attempts to revive Mr Miu were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Thalang Hospital,” said Capt Kraisorn.

Police will continue their investigation while awaiting an official cause of death from the hospital.

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— Winai Sarot

Phuket News

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