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Man jumps to his death from Covid hospitel building

A THAI man who was either quarantined or being treated for coronavirus at a building in Soi 31 off Phetchaburi road jumped to his death this afternoon (May 18) with the cause for his suicide not clear, Sanook.com

Ruamkatanyu foundation staff were informed that a man had jumped to his death from a tall building in this alley that had been converted into a hospitel. He had used a wooden chair to smash the window’s glass pane then plunged to his death.

It was initially reported that the deceased Thai man was 38 years old and had recently returned from South Korea.

Police are investigating the suicide to determine the cause.


The smashed window through which the Thai man jumped to his death. Photo: Sanook.com

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