German drinks self to death on Pattaya Beach


A German man who apparently succumbed to a night of drinking was found dead on Pattaya Beach with his last bottle of whisky.

The body, found near the entrance to Soi 6 around 8:30 a.m. Oct. 10, was identified as Torsten Otto Rudolf Drews, 48, from Braunschweig, Germnay. An empty bottle of imported liquor was laying next to him.

There were no signs of external injury and it was estimated he had been dead for only an hour or two.

Garbage collector Sanob Kaewsathron, 48, told police he had seen the German drinking on the beach around 12:30 that morning and continuing for hours.