Chonburi Woman 'Killed By Durian And Alcohol'

(25 June)
A woman reportedly died from eating durian and drinking alcohol simultaneously in Chonburi


Police said Ms. Chantra (surname undisclosed), 47, was found dead on a couch in her
home. A bottle of alcohol and a durian were found nearby.  Neighbors said they saw her eating
the fruit while drinking the liquor on the previous night.

Police believe she died some time
in the night. Her body was transferred to local hospital for closer inspection of the cause of


Thai people have common belief that durian should be eaten in very limited amount, and
alcohol and durian are deadly mix that could suffocate the victims.