By The Nation
The man was identified as Nicholas James Watek.
A passer-by called Hang Dong police at 9.30am after he saw the foreigner hanging from a tree on Soi Bon Kai Doi Tham in Ban Doi Tham village in Tambon Nam Phra. A red Honda CRF was found near the tree.
A doctor determined that the man had died shortly before he was found.
Police said the man had been riding his motorcycle around the area making loud noises at about 2am. Local residents had called police to complain.