Swedish tourist found dead off Racha Yai
PHUKET: A 63-year-old Swedish tourist was found dead this afternoon off Racha Yai Island.
Tuesday 22 November 2011, 02:22PM
The dead man, named by police as Martin-Anders Christer Nilsson, was staying with four family members on the island, and went out fishing this morning, alone in a dinghy.
The empty dinghy was later noticed from the shore. A boat was sent out to check and Mr Nilsson's body was found floating close by.
The body was brought back to Chalong and was then taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital where an autopsy will be performed to establish the cause of his death.