Chinese tourist ends it all with charcoal burner in Pattaya condo
Police and foundation medics called to the 8th floor of a Thepprasit Soi 17 condo yesterday found a 41 year old Chinese tourist dead.
Yong Han had taped up the room and lit some charcoal in a stainless steel bowl that was found by his feet.
It was assessed that he had been dead for 24 hours. He had checked into the South Pattaya condo three days ago.
When check-out time came and he did not leave staff used a spare key to gain entry.
There was no sign of a struggle or theft. Just 1,000 baht was found on the body that was dressed in black clothes.
A picture showed three cans of Thai beer on a table in the room.
An autopsy is being carried out to confirm the cause of death.
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