French diplomat jumps to death from Skytrain station

national April 29, 2019 20:30

By The Nation

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A Bangkok-based French diplomat on Monday jumped to his death from the Taksin Skytrain station in Yannawa district.

He was identified as Jean-Claude Dubus Arnaud, 56, deputy information chief officer at the French Embassy in Bangkok.

Pol Lt-Colonel Insorn Udtip, chief investigator of Yannawa Police Station, was alerted about a foreigner falling to his death from the Skytrain station at about 4pm. Found on the body was a name card and passport identifying the deceased. 

According to security camera footage, the diplomat was seen arriving at the scene on a motorcycle taxi. 

Embassy representatives have been invited to the scene, Insorn said, adding that police are investigating the case.

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