Decomposed body found on Nakhon Si Thammarat beach

Breaking News December 01, 2018 13:36

By The Nation

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A decomposed body of an unidentified man washed ashore at a beach in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Saturday.

Police said the body was spotted at the beach in Moo 9 village in Tambon Na Saton in Hua Sai district.

The man appeared to have been dead for about a week and the body was decomposed beyond recognition.

The man had superstitious tattoos on his body and he was wearing a well-known Buddha amulet of the Wat Sri Chompu Ong Tue in Nong Khai.

Police suspect he was a fishing crew member from the Northeast who might have accidentally fallen from the boat or who might have been killed.

The body was sent to the provincial hospital for an autopsy and a disaster victim identification process.

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