Brit Leaps To His Death After Thai GF SplitsA 63-year-old British man despondent after being dumped by his Thai girlfriend jumped off the 9th floor of his condominium building. A suicide note described his heartbreak. The couple had been together three years, but lately began quarreling frequently so she packed her bags and left.
PATTAYA – December 8, 2012 [Pattaya Daily News]: a report of a foreigner jumping off a condominium building to his death was received by Pol. Maj. Capt. Supan Sopee, officer of the shift, Pattaya police station.
He went to check the scene with the rescue team from Sawang Boriboon Muang Pattaya. The incident occurred at the Pattaya Center Condotel in south Pattaya.
At the scene, police went to the back of the building and discovered the mangled body of the victim. He was lying on his back in a grotesque twisted position, and there was a lot of blood on the ground. He was identified as Mr. Timothy Bertram Durell, 63 years old, nationality British.
Police questioned the security guard at the condominium. He testified that while he was near his desk, he heard a sound of something big hitting the ground hard. At first he thought it was a garbage bag. But when he walked out to check, it turned out to be a human, so he called the police.
From their initial investigation, the police learned that the victim had been living with a Thai girlfriend in a second-floor condo for more than 3 years. But lately they had quarreled often, and last month she packed her stuff and left. So the victim jumped from the 9th floor to kill himself.
The footage from the CCTV showed the man jumping, and his fingerprints were also on the railing from the spot he jumped. Moreover, the police found the victim’s farewell letter in his apartment. He described his feelings of being heartbroken that his girlfriend had left him.
The police checked the scene thoroughly to record all the information for evidence, before sending the body to keep at Banglamung hospital. Police will also inform the staff of the ambassador to Great Britain.