Russian man found dead in Phuket
PHUKET: Russian man Ivan Malyukov, 53, was found dead and sitting upright in a hotel restaurant in Patong this morning.
Wednesday 6 February 2013, 06:35PM
Staff from Aloha Villa arrived at the restaurant around 7am to find Mr Malyukov seated upright.
His room key and glasses were on the table next to him.
Police said he had been in Phuket since January 24, and lived alone at the hotel.
A witness told police that Mr Malyukov drank heavily and often. He was last seen at the hotel restaurant last night.
His body has been taken to Patong Hospital.