Missing Chinese man found hanging in Chonburi

PHOTO: Muengchon Reporter


A missing Chinese man was found hanging near a water treatment plant in the Panat Nikhom district.

The Panat Nikhom Police was notified of the incident Sunday, December 6th at an old water treatment plant in the Nong Heng district.

Police, rescue workers and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the body of a 58 year old Chinese national hanging at the plant. His name was with held per editorial policy.

Police said no signs of fighting were found on his body or nearby. They believe that he died at least three days before his body was recovered.

Water treatment plant staffers told police that the Chinese man had been missing since three days ago. They had posted about his missing condition on signs in the area and stated if anyone found him they would get 100,000 baht. It was not immediately clear what the relationship was between the victim and the factory staff.

Some pedestrians in the area smelled something rotting before discovering the body.

A full autopsy is being conducted to find the exact cause of death.

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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.