German tourist collapses, dies at Phuket beach

PHUKET: A German man collapsed and died in knee-deep water only meters from the shore at Patong Beach just before sunset yesterday.

Patong Police officers were called to the scene, in front the police box at the end of Soi Bangla, at 6pm. The man, later identified as German national Jorg Manfred Gutknecht, was sped to Patong Hospital.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

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