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Headless corpse washed ashore

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: The headless body of a middle-aged man was found washed up on a beach in the Tha Sala district of Nakhon Si Thammarat on Tuesday morning (Dec 10).

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By Bangkok Post

Wednesday 11 December 2019, 08:55AM


The headless body of an unidentified man found on Ban Baonon beach in Tha Sala district of Nakhon Si Thammarat on Tuesday morning (Dec 10). Photo: Nujaree Raekrun / Bangkok Post.

The headless body of an unidentified man found on Ban Baonon beach in Tha Sala district of Nakhon Si Thammarat on Tuesday morning (Dec 10). Photo: Nujaree Raekrun / Bangkok Post.

Pol Capt Wisanu Chalok, deputy investigation chief at Tha Sala, said the discovery at Bonon beach was reported around 6.30am.

Police found no identification documents on the dead man, who was estimated to be between 35-40 years of age.

The body was dressed in purple fisherman’s pants. There were no visible bruises. A doctor estimated the man had been dead for at least one week before his body was found.

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Police said it was likely he was an illegal migrant working on a fishing vessel.He might have fallen over board or even been murdered. There was no obvious evidence. His head could have been taken by a sea creature.

Police were attempting to identify the man and the circumstances of his death

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