Body of missing Russian woman in Phuket found

Patong –

The body of a missing Russian woman in Phuket from Thalang was found floating near Patong Beach on Day 6 of a major island wide search.

The Thalang District Chief reported this morning (October 26th) that the search team for a missing Russian woman in Sakoo, Thalang were notified from a local fisherman that the body was found near the Patong Beach which is about 40 kilometers from where she was missing.

Rescue workers went out into the sea to recover the body onto Layan Beach in Thalang for further identification. Local media has reportedly confirmed as of press time that the victim is the missing Russian woman and further investigations will take place.

We will have more details on this story as they become available.

Our previous stories:

A 53-year-old female Russian tourist has gone missing from a hotel in the Thalang district.

A missing Russian woman was last seen after going into the sea in Thang and left her clothes and shoes on a beach.

Friends of the missing Russian woman in Phuket are offering 10,000 US dollars for anyone who has information and leads to find her.


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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.