Russian tourist found dead in Phuket hotel pool, alcohol bottle found at the scene
PHUKET: Police have confirmed that a Russian tourist died in a swimming pool at the Royal Crown Hotel & Palm Spa Resort in Patong this morning (November 1) at around 4.30am.
Friday 1 November 2013, 05:24PM
Pol Maj Jongsirm Preecha, an inquiry officer at Kathu Police, said he believed the Russian man died from falling in the pool when he was drunk. Police found a bottle of alcohol at the poolside.
The Russian Embassy has been notified and will contact the man’s next of kin.