South African found dead in Trang

South African found dead in Trang

Police question witnesses and collect evidence after discovering the body of a 28-year-old South African man at his house in Muang district of Trang on Saturday. (Photo by Methee Muangkaew)
Police question witnesses and collect evidence after discovering the body of a 28-year-old South African man at his house in Muang district of Trang on Saturday. (Photo by Methee Muangkaew)

A young South African man was found dead in a house in Trang on Saturday and police are trying to determine what caused his death.

The body of the 28-year-old man was found in a room in a rented house in Muang district. Bottles of beer, soft drinks, cigarette butts and an asthma inhaler were found inside, said Pol Lt Col Kanakorn Dolketsiri, a duty officer at the Muang police station.

The dead man was said to have been a teacher at a local language school.

Police are examining the items found in the room to help determine the cause of death, while the body has been sent for an autopsy at Songklanagarind Hospital in Hat Yai district of Songkhla.


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