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03 July 2012 :: 08:07:49 am 64589

A 93-year-old American Disabled Woman Drowns In Sukhumvit Condo Pool

A 93-year-old disabled American woman drove her wheel chair into a swimming pool at a luxury condominium in Sukhumvit area. The woman had been complaining that no one was looking after her and wanted to die.
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BANGKOK – July 1, 2012 [Pattaya Daily News]; Lumpini police was notified that an elderly foreign woman had fallen into a swimming pool and died in a condominium on Sukhumvit road in Bangkok.

The incident happened on the 3rd floor in swimming pool of the condo. The dead woman was identified as Ilene M Kenwood, age 93, American citizen.

The body was floating face down in the water of the swimming pool. The deceased was wearing a blue short sleeved shirt, flower printed white shorts, and the police found her wheel chair lying at the bottom of the swimming pool. It was kept as evidence.

Upon asking the staff of the building, they informed that she lived on the third floor.
Because she was old and could not walk she was bound to the wheel chair.

Before her death she came out in the hall way and said that she had no one to look after her and wanted to end her life.

The staff rolled her wheel chair to the ground floor, they wanted to cheer her up. After a while they brought her back to her room. Not long after someone found her dead in the swimming pool.

The CCTV footage from the area showed her leaving her room in the wheel chair. Driving her wheel very fast until she fell into the water.

The police is still waiting for the results of the autopsy in order to determine the real cause of her death.

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