Man, 61, drowns in Lop Buri reservoir
A 61-year-old man drowned while laying fishing-trap nets in a reservoir in Lop Buri's Khok Samrong district on Monday night, police said.
Relatives of Pia Khamyu notified Phaniad police at 3am Tuesday.
Police and rescuers of a local foundation rushed to the Pong Yor reservoir in Tambon Wang Ploeng. It took them about two hours to locate and retrieve the body. They said that his leg had become tangled in a net.
A doctor determined he died about six hours earlier.
Pia's relatives said he left home to lay fish-trap nets at night but did not return home. When they began looking for him they found some of his nets on the bank of the reservoir.