Authorities at the scene where the dead European male was discovered hanging from a tree on Soi Phra Tamnak 6 in Bang Lamung, Pattaya, on Monday night. (Image by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

CHON BURI: A European male was discovered hanged from a tree in a deserted street in tambon Nong Prue, in Pattaya’s Bang Lamung district, about 8pm on Monday.

The male was 180-185 centimetres high and 35-40 years of age. He used a white Tee shirts with black stripes and white shorts. Authorities stated it appeared he had actually been dead for a minimum of 2 days.

A nylon rope was connected around his neck and the other end was secured to a branch about 3 metres in the air. Authorities stated there were no indications of physical attack on the body, that rested with its knees on the ground.

A guy discovered the body when he stopped his lorry in Soi Phra Tamnak 6 and strolled to the roadside to urinate.

Authorities had yet to recognize the dead male or identify the cause of death. The body was sent out to the Authorities General Healthcare facility for an autopsy.

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