Italian man found dead in Phuket hotel

Breaking News August 02, 2017 09:22

By The Nation

An Italian man was found dead in the restroom of his hotel room in Phuket with his wrists and throat slit in what police believe to be a suicide.



The body of Salvatore Casolino, 59, was found by a hotel maid on Tuesday night when she went to clean the room at the hotel on Phra Metta road in Tambon Patong in Phuket’s Krathu district.

Police said the man checked into the hotel on April 6 and did not give a check-out schedule.

The hotel maid knocked on the room door to get permission for the daily cleaning, police said. She opened the door with a spare key when she did not get a response and found the body.

Police said there was no trace of a disturbance in the room and his belongings were intact.

The body was sent to the Patong Hospital for an autopsy.

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