Friday 25 May 2018

Man (50) found dead in sea at popular Thai tourist resort

Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

THE body of a British man has been recovered in the sea at the popular Thai resort of Pattaya.

His body was discovered around 1km off the coast.

Police were notified at around 8.30am that the body had been found, the Bangkok Post reports.

He was initially identified as an Irish national after a passport was found in his pocket.

However, it later emerged that man held a UK passport and has now been identified as British.

The man wearing only shorts and was face down in the water at the time of the discovery.

There were no signs of injury on the body, police said.

It is believed he drowned, however the body has been sent for a post-mortem.

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