American dies waiting in line for haircut


An American boxing instructor waiting for a haircut died after falling asleep while waiting to be served.

Robert Carswell Lowther Jr., 65, passed away quietly at the Ton Barber on Soi Old Hollywood, off South Road, July 30. Police could not immediately determine the cause of death.

Lowther worked as a Muay Thai boxing teacher at a camp in North Pattaya. Witnesses said the shop was busy and, while waiting for a barber chair to open, Lowther fell asleep. When staff tried to rouse him for his haircut, they discovered he was dead.