Patient dies in jump from fourth floor at Chumphon hospital
A patient diagnosed with colon cancer died after he jumped from the fourth floor of a hospital in Chumphon's Muang district on Friday night.
Police said Boonchuay Disapong, 53, died of his injuries after he was taken to the ICU unit after the fall.
He had been admitted to the Khet Udomsak Hospital and doctors were preparing to operate to remove cancer from his colon.
Police said the man walked to the balcony at the back of his room, when his relatives left him alone, and jumped.