UPDATE: Body Found Floating in Rawai Possibly Missing Romanian Diver

Rawai, Phuket –

An unidentified male body that was found floating near an island in Rawai is possibly a Romanian diver who had gone missing two months ago.

Our previous story:

A 47-year-old Romanian diver is still missing. The Searching Command Center had been moved from the Yanui Beach in Rawai to the Rawai Municipality and the wider search ended and moved to local fishermen and residents to help continue searching for him in January.

An unidentified male body was found floating near an island in Rawai.

Now for the update:

Friends of the missing Romanian diver MR. SEBASTIAN EMIL SOMESAN, 47, came to see the body. They have reportedly confirmed to the Chalong Police that the body which was wearing a dive suit was MR. SOMESAN.

However, the identification process and an autopsy will be conducted to officially identify the body and to find the exact cause of death.

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.