Tourist drowns off Surin Beach

SURIN BEACH: Italian tourist Marisa Tolomelli, 69, drowned while swimming off Surin Beach yesterday afternoon. Mrs Tolomelli and her husband at first went swimming together. The husband then returned to the beach to sunbathe. She disappeared shortly afterwards. Pol Capt Anake Mongkol of the Cherng Talay Police Station told the Gazette that witnesses said Mrs Tolomelli had been missing for 10 to 20 minutes before she resurfaced. When the police arrived on the scene they found Mrs Tolomelli lying on the beach and a tourist trying to resuscitate her. Police determined that she was already dead.

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Legacy Phuket Gazette

Archiving articles from the Phuket Gazette circa 1998 - 2017. View the Phuket Gazette online archive and Digital Gazette PDF Prints.

Leave a Reply