A heart attack caused the death of Mr Norbert Alfons de Wilde, an 80-year-old Belgian tourist in Phuket province Friday evening.
According to a report published on the website of Class Act Media, Mr Alfons de Wilde had been out to eat at a restaurant in Karon subdistrict with a Thai companion named Ms Somporn Imprasong. She told the police that at around 18:30, Mr Alfons de Wilde complained of chest pain and made his way back to his room in Baan Karon Resort in order to take medication.
Ms Somporn said she returned to the room about 15 minutes later and found Mr Alfons de Wilde lying down in an unnatural posture and who appeared to have breathing problems, prompting her to alert hotel staff who called for an ambulance.
The Belgian was rushed to Patong Hospital where doctors tried to revive Mr Alfons de Wilde but failed. Doctors pronounced him dead at 20:26 and confirmed the cause of death to be a myocardial infarction, a heart attack.
Source: Phuket News
Chalong Provincial Police Station informed Phuket Raumjai Rescue Foundation about the death of a foreigner in Kathu district.
Rescue workers arrived at the house located in the gated community of Mu Ban Land & House in the evening of March 18. In the bedroom on the second floor, they discovered the diseased foreigner who was laying on the bed.
Name, age or other information regarding the individual have not yet been published. However, medical staff suspect the man has died from a chronic disease. His body has been sent to Vachira Hospital for an additional post-mortem examination.
Source: Phuket Raumjai Rescue Foundation
Phuket Ruamjai Rescue Foundation reported the death of a foreign man named Peter John Twells at his house in Patak Soi 18 in Karon district this morning.
Inside the house, rescue workers discovered the emaciated body of Mr Twells laying on his bed only dressed in underwear. They also found a hospital identification card of Mission Hospital in Phuket with his name. The hospital confirmed the man was suffering from a chronic illness.
Further information about the man have not yet been revealed. The body has been sent to Vachira Hospital to confirm the cause of death.
Thai Visa News reported the death of a 70-year-old Swedish man who was found in his apartment in Hua Hin on Thursday, March 17.
Local police and rescue workers from Sawang Hua Hin Rescue Foundation rushed to the scene to find the body of the man whose name is currently withheld by the media lay on the bed.
Officers found no signs of forced entry into the man’s apartment or of a struggle. Police suspect the man died of natural causes and are awaiting autopsy results.
The Swedish embassy has been notified.