The diseased, named in the report as Charles Carson, was discovered in a rented room on Nimmanahaeminda Rd in Suthep subdistrict of Chiang Mai province.
After searching the room, police discovered small amounts of cannabis and morphine. According to police reports, Mr Carson suffered from a chronic disease forcing him to be under regular medical treatment. Mr Carson had last been seen in the evening of February 21.
Police officials assume Mr Carson’s death had been caused by his medical condition. However, the body has been sent to Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital to ultimately confirm the cause of death.