Model Kay Lederer dies in plunge from building

Model Kay Lederer dies in plunge from building

(Photo from Kanyakorn Supakarnkhacharoen's Facebook page)
(Photo from Kanyakorn Supakarnkhacharoen's Facebook page)

A 30-year-old model died after plunging from a three-storey building in Wang Thong Lang area in Bangkok on Saturday night, police said.

Chokchai police identified her as Kanyakorn Supakarnkacharoen, also known as Kay Lederer, a former beauty queen and model.

Kanyakorn was reportedly admitted to Ladprao General Hospital in Wang Thong Lang district at 9.32pm on Saturday night after falling from the third floor of a building in Soi Ruamnamjai off Pradit Manutham road. The building houses a beauty clinic reportedly run by her.

She suffered severe head injuries and was pronounced dead at 10.30pm.

Police examining her room on the third floor of the building found a bottle of herbicide in the toilet. It was thought she might have taken the herbicide before jumping, committing suicide because of personal problems.

Kanyakorn, better known as Kay Lederer, won a number of titles in beauty pageants including Next Top Model 2012 (2nd runner-up), an award in Miss Thailand World 2012, and Miss Supercar 2013 (winner). She also appeared in music videos and men's magazines. 

Apart from being a career model, Kanyakorn also ran a beauty business under the name of Lederer (Thailand) Company Limited.

Police were investigating the death.

(Photo from Kanyakorn Supakarnkhacharoen's Facebook page)

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