Body found buried in the sand at Koh Samui Beach

A policeman and rescue workers look at the spot where a body was discovered on Monday afternoon. (Photo by Supapong Chaolan)

A body has been found buried on a beach on Koh Samui, according to rescue workers.

The Bor Phud rescue workers in this resort island were informed of the discovery by foreign tourists at 3.40pm on Monday. The body was buried in a shallow grave on a public beach in Ban Lamai, tambon Maret, Koh Samui district.

The gender of the victim was not yet known but judging from the decomposition, he or she might have been dead for 2-3 days.

The tourists said they detected the smell from the beach while swimming nearby. When they found the spot, they saw pieces of clothes sticking out from the sand.

Police are investigating and identifying the body. – Bangkok Post

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