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British man 71 found gassed to death
« on: July 02, 2017, 05:40:41 PM »
British man, who had asked the juristic person at his building to handle a will was found gassed to death on the eighth floor of a building

Now police are trying to contact his girlfriend to help them with their enquiries

พบชายต่างชาติเสียชีวิต คาดฆ่าตัวตายด้วยแก๊ส l ข่าวเวิร์คพอยท์ l 30 มิ.ย.60


When a 71-year-old Briton cancelled his testament which assigned all of his assets to his Thai girlfriend, she broke up with him. Three months later, he was found dead after asphyxiating himself with a suicide bag in his Bangkok apartment.

At 15:10 on Thursday afternoon, the juristic person for an apartment room in Ratchada Chuanchom Mansion called 191 to report the death of one of her tenants. “She said she had found the body of the man who lived there, an elderly British national who worked in Bangkok,” Pol Capt Banjong Rueangdaeng, deputy investigator at Phahonyothin Police Station, told Thairath.

Superintendent Pol Col Yanyong Sandibrichawad, forensic police officers and rescue volunteers of the Poh Teck Tung Foundation, set out on their way towards the eight-storey apartment complex located on Soi 32 Ratchadaphisek Rd in Bangkok’s Chan Kasem subdistrict of Chatuchak district.

The woman who had called police earlier led officers and rescue workers to room no. 350/124 on the eighth floor of the building. “Even before we had entered the room, we perceived a strong smell of decay,” Pol Capt Banjong said. “This meant that the man had been dead for several days.” Forensic police later found out that he must have died at least two or three days before.

When police entered the bedroom, they discovered “the already decomposing body of a male foreigner only wearing his underwear lying with his face down on the bed with a plastic bag over his head,” as investigator Pol Capt Banjong described the scene. “Left of him lay a gas bottle containing nitrogen, a hose lead through a small hole in the plastic bag. He subsequently died of asphyxiation ”

At 15:10 on Thursday afternoon, the juristic person for an apartment room in Ratchada Chuanchom Mansion called 191 to report the death of one of her tenants. “She said she had found the body of the man who lived there, an elderly British national who worked in Bangkok,” Pol Capt Banjong Rueangdaeng, deputy investigator at Phahonyothin Police Station, told Thairath.

Superintendent Pol Col Yanyong Sandibrichawad, forensic police officers and rescue volunteers of the Poh Teck Tung Foundation, set out on their way towards the eight-storey apartment complex located on Soi 32 Ratchadaphisek Rd in Bangkok’s Chan Kasem subdistrict of Chatuchak district.

The woman who had called police earlier led officers and rescue workers to room no. 350/124 on the eighth floor of the building. “Even before we had entered the room, we perceived a strong smell of decay,” Pol Capt Banjong said. “This meant that the man had been dead for several days.” Forensic police later found out that he must have died at least two or three days before.

When police entered the bedroom, they discovered “the already decomposing body of a male foreigner only wearing his underwear lying with his face down on the bed with a plastic bag over his head,” as investigator Pol Capt Banjong described the scene. “Left of him lay a gas bottle containing nitrogen, a hose lead through a small hole in the plastic bag. He subsequently died of asphyxiation ”

As forensic police began examining the body further, officers questioned Ubon Wonwong, the 30-year-old landlord of the room. “She confirmed the identity of the man. He worked in Bangkok in the IT sector for ten years,” Pol Capt Banjong told the Thai media. “He recently started told her that he would die soon, Ms Ubon said to us.”

Ms Ubon told police that at that time was living with his 58-year-old girlfriend, had asked her about three months ago to assist him in preparing his last will. “Mr B property and money stated in the testament was assigned to his girlfriend.”

However, when Mr B cancelled his last will for unknown reasons in May, his girlfriend unexpectedly broke up with him which police assumed was the result of a quarrel. Still, the two kept in touch and often visited Mr B at his apartment. “We called her many times to ask for further information, but nobody answered the phone,” Pol Capt Banjong revealed.

“After gathering all facts, we ruled in our interim report Mr B death as suicide for unknown reasons,” Pol Capt Banjong explained. “However, as always, we are still waiting for the result of the autopsy performed at Police Hospital and keep trying to contact Mr B girlfriend before we release our official report.” The British Embassy in Bangkok has already been informed of the incident, Pol Capt Banjong said.

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