A 35-year-old Chinese man on vacation with his family in Pattaya for the Chinese New Year reportedly fell to his death from a condo in North Pattaya this afternoon, February 11th, 2024.
The incident took place at approximately 2:00 P.M. at a condo in Central Pattaya whose name has been withheld pending further investigation.
The victim, identified by his family to the press and police as 35-year-old Yuanhui Lai, had reportedly fallen to his death from the balcony of a rented condo on the 18th floor of the condominium.
The victim had been traveling with his wife and children to Pattaya for the Chinese New Year but according to his relatives had got into an argument with his wife prior to the incident and may have jumped from the condo balcony.
His wife and children were at the scene although did not witness the actual incident, according to Pattaya law enforcement.
The relatives are working with the Chinese Embassy for any needed assistance.
This is the fourth foreign national to fall from a Pattaya condo in roughly a week, bringing concerns from many local authorities and residents on what else can be done to help prevent such problems in the future.