Newborn baby found deceased in water drainage in Thalang, Phuket

Thalang, Phuket –

A newborn baby was found deceased in a water drainage pipe in the Cherng Talay sub-district in the Thalang district this morning (August 3rd).

The Cherng Talay Police was notified of the body at 9:55 A.M. from a staffer from the waterworks authority who was checking a water meter nearby.

Police arrived at the scene to find the newborn baby girl’s body aged around one to three days face down in a water drainage pipe.

Police have launched an investigation to find the baby’s mother and/or the person who dumped the child.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.