Swiss tourist at Kata Beach suffers heart attack

Swiss tourist at Kata Beach suffers heart attack

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Kata Beach. Photo: The Phuket News / file

 

PHUKET:-- A Swiss tourist who died after being pulled from the water at Kata Beach unconscious on Monday (Feb 4) suffered a heart attack, police have confirmed.

 

The tourist, Kurt Walter Eberhart, 78, from Switzerland, was pronounced dead by doctors at the intensive care unit at Vachira Phuket Hospital at about 5:15pm on Monday, said Lt Col Chaleaw Taihu of the Phuket City Police.

 

“The doctors gave the cause of death as fatal drowning post cardiac arrest, and is noted on the death certificate,” Col Chaleaw said.

 

Full Story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/swiss-tourist-at-kata-beach-suffers-heart-attack-70325.php#YHQEfyOikcYZWAtR.97

 

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