CHONBURI – A Thai woman has jumped to her death at a landmark shopping mall in the resort town of Pattaya this morning.
Police say they received the alert about a woman plunging from the fifth floor of Central Festival Pattaya at around 0.30 am today. The victim was dead by the time rescue workers arrived at the scene, police told reporters.
The deceased has been identified as Nattanan Sirisawasdi, a 26-year-old woman from Buriram province. Police have ruled her death as a suicide.
The incident reportedly took place when there were many tourists in the area.
A security guard at the shopping mall said the woman was seen on the fifth floor before she jumped off the building.
Pol.Col. Weerawuth Meelai, an officer at Mueang Pattaya Police Station, said police are investigating the motive behind Nattanan's death.
"We will talk to her relatives and friends to find the true motive behind this incident," Pol.Col. Weerawuth said.
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