Briton Dies In Pattaya During Thai Massage

CHONBURI – A British man died of heart attack as he was receiving a Thai traditional massage in the resort town of Pattaya yesterday, police say.

Natpassorn Paladma, a masseur at Aura Massage in Soi Bua Kao, said she was giving a traditional massage to the 81-year-old Briton when he suddenly "went into seizure," and fell unconscious. 

Natpassorn said she immediately alerted the emergency responders but it was too late. Police officers say no wound or injury were found on the Briton's body.  

Khaosod English is withholding the name of the deceased until it is confirmed that his family has been notified. 

Police believe the Briton went into cardiac arrest during the massage. His body has been sent to a hospital for autopsy, police added. 

 

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