Body of Foreigner Found Floating Near Tao Island in Koh Phangan, Possibly Missing German Man

Tao Island in Surat Thani –

A body of a foreigner was found floating in the sea near the Tao Island (Turtle Island), northwest of Phangan Island.

The Thai Marine Enforcement Command Center (Thai – MECC) reported this afternoon (February 6th) that they were notified of the body from a local fisherman on Tao Island.

It is believed that the body might be Mr. Florian Storz, 35, a missing German national, as he and the body has a turtle tattoo on their back.

However the body was taken back to a hospital for final identification.

Our previous stories:

A German man has gone missing after he reportedly jumped from a ferry near Phangan Island in Surat Thani on January 31st

The search for a missing German tourist who reportedly jumped from a ferry near Phangan Island in Surat Thani has continued.


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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 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.