Villagers find hanged man

PHUKET TOWN: Villagers found the hanged body of an unidentified man on Monday evening on a hill about two kilometers to the east of Kuan Din Dang Rd and Soi Panieng, in Tambon Rassada. Pol Capt Chaum Kaosrisuwan of Phuket Town Police Station said he was informed by Sataporn Pokaboot, phuyai baan of Moo 6, Tambon Rassada, that the villagers found the corpse when they went into the woods on the hillside to gather wild vegetables. When the police reached the scene, they found the corpse still hanging from a branch of a large tree. The dead man was naked from the waist up. Around his neck were three pieces of telephone wire, wrapped in a purple shirt and tied to the branch. Finding no detectable wounds on the corpse, the police concluded that the man, estimated to have died 12 hours before he was found, had committed suicide.

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