Dead man washed up on Nakhon Si Thammarat beach

The decomposed body of a man has washed up onto a beach in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Police said the unidentified body was spotted on the shores of the beach in Moo 9 village in Tambon Na Saton in Hua Sai district on Saturday morning.

Police say the man appears to have been dead for about a week and the body had decomposed beyond recognition. The man also had superstitious tattoos on his body and he was wearing a well-known Buddha amulet from a Wat in Nong Khai.

At this stage police suspect he was a fishing crew member from the northeast who may have accidentally fallen from the boat or who might have been killed.

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The body has been sent to the provincial hospital for an autopsy and victim identification.

SOURCE: The Nation

South Thailand News

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