On Tuesday, Rescue Volunteers in Sattahip were notified that a dead body had been found floating in the sea, South of Lan-kwien Island off Sattahip. The volunteers went out on a boat to rescue the body.
Later the body of a man of unknown nationality was found 3 sea miles away from the shore. The body was floating face up, wearing green trousers. There was no face remaining on the person, but there was no sign any wounds or foul play on the body. The body was estimated to be dead for about 6 days.
After the preliminary inspection, the volunteers surmised that the deceased might be an foreign crew member of a fishing vessel who fell off the boat. As for it being a possible murder, that must await the results of the autopsy.
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