UPDATE: Body of Man Who Jumped from Phuket Bridge Found

PHOTO: Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation

Phuket –

The body of a 57 year old man who jumped off of the Krasattri Bridge was found after three days of searching.

Our previous story:

The Kok Kloi Police in Takua Thung, Phang Nga was notified of the incident after midnight on March 27th on the Thep Krasattri Bridge which connects Phuket Island and the Phang Nga mainland. The man was later identified by police as a 57 year old Thai man from Cherng Talay in Thalang.

Now for the update:

On Wednesday (March 29) a body was found floating about one kilometer from the Thep Krasattri Bridge.

Kusoldharm rescue workers recovered the body. The man’s wife has confirmed that the body was her husband.

Their names were both withheld for family privacy.

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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.