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German man found dead in Patong

PHUKET: A 41-year-old German man is believed to commit suicide after his body was found dead with a gun in hand and a bullet hole in the head lying on the floor of a hotel room on Rat Uthit 200 Pi Rd in Patong yesterday (Aug 21). Lt Col Chompoonuch Anantayakul of the Patong Police […]Read More

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Australian man found dead in Patong

PHUKET: An Australian man was found dead from apparent suicide at his rented room on Nanai Rd in Patong today (June 1). Patong Police were called to the residence just after 6pm. Officers arrived to find the man, a 62-year-old from the Australian state of Victoria, slumped over in a chair. A revolver was on […]Read More

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Hungarian man found dead at Patong condo in Phuket

PHUKET: Police do not suspect any suspicious circumstances were involved in the death of a 56-year-old Hungarian man whose body was found in a condo south of Patong yesterday (May 24). Police arrived at the scene, The Haven Condominium on Sirirat Rd, at the southern end of Patong, at about 1pm to find the body […]Read More

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Bail denied for drunken police officer who shot noodle vendor

PHUKET: Pornthep Channarong, the corporal with the Phuket Provincial Police who was drunk off-duty when he shot 25-year-old noodle vendor Aroon Thongplab in the stomach on Bangla Rd, Patong, in February, has been denied the right to post bail. The Phuket Provincial Court made its ruling yesterday (May 19). Bangkok lawyer Kerdphol Kaewkerd, who is […]Read More

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Thais, foreigners arrested for drinking at Patong Beach

PHUKET: Patong Police have arrested a group of 12 people, including Thais and foreigners, for sitting and drinking together on the Patong beachfront on Friday night (May 14). Officers arrested the dozen perpetrators for illegally gathering in contravention of the provincial order issued to prevent the spread of COVID-19 across the island, and for drinking […]Read More

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Woman’s body found dumped beside road south of Patong

PHUKET: Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket beside the road between Patong and Karon earlier today (Jan 29). Officers from the Patong Police called the Patong Branch of Kusoldharm Foundation to join them at the scene, near the Phuket Provincial office of the Agricultural Land […]Read More

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Man arrested for robbing Patong 7-Eleven with knife

PHUKET: Police have arrested a 24-year-old man for robbing a 7-Eleven store off Nanai Rd in Patong at knifepoint in the early hours of Thursday morning. Police were called to the 7-Eleven store, Nanai Rd Branch 3, at 2:10am on Thursday (Jan 7), Patong Police explained in a report released today (Jan 9). Full story: […]Read More

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End of dangerous Patong beach road woes ‘coming soon’

PHUKET: Patong Mayor Chalermluck Kebsup has announced that the long awaited completion of installing power and communication cables underground along the Patong Beach road will be ‘soon’, beginning an end to months of motorists having to negotiate dangerous bumps and raised areas on the road where workers have been installing the cables. The news came […]Read More