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33-year-old Brit found dead in Phuket hotel bath

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A 33-year-old British man was found drowned in a bath in a hotel room in Patong last night (April 6). Staff from the hotel discovered the body after the man failed to check-out.

At 11:30pm, Lt Thawatchai Simai from Kathu police was called to investigate an incident where the body of a British man had been found inside the bathroom of a room at the Baan Yindee Hotel on Mueanngern Rd in Patong.

Upon arrival at the hotel, police were led to a room where the body of the man (whose name has been witheld until his family has been informed) was laying on his side in a bath full of water.

Inside the room police found several bottles of alcohol, and two packs of Nytol on the bed, one was empty.

Brit found dead in PhuketPolice said there appeared to be no sign of an assault or fight on the man, or theft from the room.

A doctor has confirmed that the man suffered from heart attack and drowned in the bath and had been dead for 6-7 hours.

Staff at the hotel told police that the man had checked in at the hotel on March 23 and due to check out yesterday.

When the man failed to check-out staff went to check him. They knocked several times on his door and tried to call his room number but failed to receive an answer.

They opened the room and discovered the body of the man in the bath so called the police.

The man̕s body has been taken to Patong Hospital.

Staff at the hotel told police that the man had checked in at the hotel on March 23 and due to check out yesterday.

When the man failed to check-out staff went to check him. They knocked several times on his door and tried to call his room number but failed to receive an answer.

They opened the room and discovered the body of the man in the bath so called the police.

The man̕s body has been taken to Patong Hospital.

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