By The Nation
The body of Prasert Ngern-ngarm was found floating face-down on the Bang Pho Canal at 9am. His house is built on the bank of the canal with part hanging over the waterway.
His wife, Sompong Kaewmanee, 78, told police that her husband had not been seen since Wednesday night. At first, she thought he went to a funeral at a nearby temple. When he did not return home by 11pm she said she and her daughter looked for him but failed to find him.
Police said there was no trace of an assault.