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Tattooed body found off Phuket beach, believed to be foreigner

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PHUKET: Police are trying to establish the identity of a body, believed to be of a foreign man, found floating off Pansea Beach this morning.

The gruesome discovery was made by Santisuk Patkhim, a beach guard at the upscale Amanpuri Resort.

Mr Santisuk secured the body then called Kusoldharm Foundation rescue workers to help bring it to shore.

“So far our hotel has not received a report of any missing guests,” Mr Santisuk told the Phuket Gazette.

The body has two tattoos that might help identify who the man was, explained Lt Col Rassada Kluengwong of the Cherng Talay Police.

“A tattoo on the back of the left hand looks like a letter. Another tattoo on the inner right forearm pictures a sword through a heart,” he told the Gazette.

The body was taken to Thalang Hospital for examination.

“We will check hotels in the area to see if they have any guests who have disappeared recently,” Col Rasasda said.

Any persons who believe they have information that might help identify the body are urged to call Lt Thanapop Rattanaburi at 083-0124999 or the Cherng Talay Police Station at 076-325630.

— Thawit Bilabdullar

 

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