Tourist spots dead body near Pattaya park

Body found near park, photo by The Pattaya News.

A tourist spotted a dead body near a Pattaya park yesterday. Rescuers were alerted of the discovery of the decaying body at around 6pm. The body was found near a park on Soi Chaiyaphruek 4 in Bang Lamung district.

The dead man was not carrying any identification documents. He was wearing a blue shirt, shorts, and sandals. Officers said the man appeared to have died at least three days prior.

Alongside his body were several bottles of energy drinks and rice whiskey, known as Lao Khao in Thailand and moonshine overseas. Police kept the bottles as evidence.

A nearby security guard, 72 year old Wichian Wongchalee, told The Pattaya News that the body was first discovered by a foreign tourist exploring the park. He also speculated that the man might have been a non-Thai migrant worker who worked on a fishing boat, but this has not been…

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