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Unidentified man drowns in Phuket pond

PHUKET: An unidentified man, who police currently believe is a Myanmar national, drowned in a pond in Koh Kaew yesterday evening.

By Chutharat Plerin

Thursday 4 October 2018, 01:07PM

The Kusoldharm dive team go in search for the man’s body. Photo:  the Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation

The Kusoldharm dive team go in search for the man’s body. Photo: the Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation

At 5pm yesterday (Oct 3), Kusoldharm rescue workers received notification from the Phuket Narenthorn Centre that a had drowned in a pond in Soi 12, Koh Kaew.

Rescue rescue arrived at the scene at about 5:30pm and carried out a search of the lake but could not find a body so they called in the Kusoldharm dive team.

At 7:08pm the dive team found the man’s body and brought it back to land before. The body was then transferred to hospital.

Phuket City Police are now investigating the incident.



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