Body Found in Sea Near Sarasin Bridge in Thalang

PHOTO: Phuket Time News

Thalang –

The body of a Thai man was found floating near the Sarasin Bridge in the Mai Khao sub-district on Thursday (June 13th).

Police were notified that a man had jumped off of the Thao Thep Krasattri Bride (The bridge above the Sararin Bridge) at 5:00 A.M. on Wednesday (June 12th).

They arrived at the bridge to find a motorbike parked on the bridge. A wallet with an ID card identified as belonging to a Mr. Jeerasak, 43 from Wichit, Phuket was found under the motorbike seat. Nearby they found a pair of shoes.

A search was launched but failed to find the man. At 12:08 P.M. on Thursday (June 13th). Rescue workers later sadly found the body of Mr. Jeerasak in the sea near the Sarasin Bridge.

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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 five 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.