Japanese tourist dies after swimming at Koh Samet
A 60 year old Japanese tourist died Friday after getting into trouble swimming at Ao Saparot on Koh Samet.
Masatoshi Komiya was by some rocks about ten meters from the shore when he got into trouble in big waves.
He called to his wife and other tourists who managed to get him to shore.
He was ferried to Ban Pe then to Rayong Hospital. CPR was performed on the way.
He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police said that he had arrived on the island with his wife on Tuesday and was due to leave today. They had been staying at Sai Kaew beach.