UPDATE: Missing American Found Dead in Phuket Sea

Phuket –

The American man who went missing after he went swimming in the sea with his family at a beach in Rawai on Sunday was found dead on Monday (June 10th).

Our previous story:

The Thai wife and the child have been rescued while the American father, 49, was still missing.

Now for the update:

Rawai rescue workers were notified at 11:43 P.M. last night that a body was found on a beach near a hotel in Nai Harn. They arrived at the scene with the Chalong Police and the family of the missing American man. His wife later sadly confirmed that the body found was her late husband.

No further statements were released by the family who asked for privacy during this time of grief.

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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.