Police try to identify dead foreigner


Police are trying to identify a foreigner whose dead body was found after midnight May 30 on Pattaya Beach.

The fully dressed man, of apparent Middle Eastern heritage, was found face down in shallow water across from Mike Shopping Mall. Approximately 170 centimeters tall and in his 30s, the victim had a 5-cm. cut above his right eye and bruises all over his body.

The corpse was sent to the Forensics Institute to determine the cause of death.

Police speculated he was beaten to death in a dispute involving drugs or prostitution.