Swedish Man Found Dead Inside Pattaya Condo

The View Talay Jomtien Condominium. Photo: Booking.com

PATTAYA — A Swedish man was found dead inside his condominium room near Jomtien beach in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The 62-year-old Swede was found dead squatting in his bathroom on the 10th floor of the View Talay Condominium with his head in a bin and a golf bag over his neck.

That’s how he was found by Pattaya police officer Temtrong Rodsiri, who arrived on the scene at about 12:30am.

“I can not live without sleeping any longer!” read a note purportedly left behind and addressed to his friends and family. “I love Thailand and Thai people but have no power anymore.”

Khaosod English is withholding the deceased’s name until his family can be notified.

Bar owner Weawmanee Luangkrathok, 26, said she noticed the deceased, who drank there every evening, absent Tuesday night. She said that she asked the condo’s security guard to go up to his room and enter it with a spare key.

The man was believed to have been dead for approximately five to six hours. Police said they have not made a determination on the cause death and have taken the body for further examination.

 

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