Bodies of Foreign Man and Thai Man Found at Mai Khao Beach

PHOTO: Wanlop Boonjun/Maikhao Rescue Team

Phuket –

The bodies of a foreign man and a Thai woman were found at a beach in Thalang on Monday (June 17th).

The Sakoo Police were notified of two bodies found at the Mai Khao Beach at 7:15 A.M. in the morning. Rescue workers arrived at the beach to find two bodies of a Thai woman and a foreign man at the shore.

The female body, who was wearing a bikini, was later identified only as a 49 year-old Thai woman from Surin. The male body, who was wearing swim shorts, was later identified only as a 45 year-old American national . I

It has been reported that there were red flags warning no swimming was allowed on the beach but the two deceased had apparently ignored the flags.

On the prior day, a Russian man also tragically drowned in Phuket.

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.