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Decomposed body caught in fishing net off Trang coast

Jun 27. 2019
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By The Nation

A body which had decomposed beyond recognition was caught in a fishing net in the Andaman Sea off Trang coast, a rescue official said on Thursday.

Suwit Maliwan, head of the Kusol Sathan Trang Foundation’s Sikao district branch, said his office was alerted on Wednesday that an unidentified body was found by a fishing boat in the sea near Koh Muk in Trang’s Kantang district.

Officials said the body was decomposed beyond recognition.

The body was sent to the Songkhla Nakarin Hospital for an identification process.

A doctor determined the person, whose sex could not be identified, had died at least 15 days ago. The unidentified person was wearing shorts popular among foreign tourists, he added.

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