German Tourist Drowns on Samui Island

Samui Island –

A German tourist drowned near a beach on Samui Island.

The Bo Phut Police told the Phuket Express they were notified that a male foreign tourist drowned at Chaweng Beach on Monday (March 6th). Emergency responders and police arrived at the beach.

The man was identified by police as a 58-year-old German man (The Phuket Express is withholding his name pending embassy and family notification). His body was already been pulled out from the water.

The Bo Phut Police told the Phuket Express that the German was with his girlfriend. They went into the water in the afternoon. His girlfriend got out from the water before the German man. She later went back to the beach but she could not find her boyfriend.

A jet ski rider found the body of the German man before his body was recovered. Emergency responders tried to help him but failed as they said the German had been drowned for period of time.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.