UPDATE: Body of Missing British Man Found after Kayak Accident in Surat Thani

Surat Thani –

A British tourist who had gone missing following a kayak accident at the Rajjaprabha Dam in the Baan Ta Khun district was tragically found dead.

Previous story:

Officials said Mr. Gowribalan Shanghaman, 24, British national was reported to have fallen from his kayak into the waters of the dam early on Sunday February 11th, sparking a search and rescue operation.

Now for the update:

The Surat Thani Public Relations Office told the Phuket Express that on Wednesday (February 14th) the body of Mr. Gowribalan Shanghaman, 24, British national was found floating at the Rajjaprabha Dam. His body was recovered before being taken to a local hospital.

Surat Thani officials were reportedly in contact with the British embassy and relatives of the deceased.

TPN media gives its condolences to the friends and family of Mr. Shanghaman.

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

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.