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22 February 2008 :: 14:02:05 pm 12032

British Man Goes Into Convulsions And Dies

A British man was sleeping. When his wife tried to wake him up, he went into convulsions and died before the ambulance could arrive.
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Pattaya- On 22 February 2008, at 10am, Pattaya Police Inspector, Police Lieutenant Colonel Polrit Kumsatien, was notified that a British man had convulsed and died while waiting for an ambulance. Police and Sawang Boriboon Rescue rushed to the scene, 305/35 LK House Village, Soi Bongkot, Moo 9, Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi. There, police were met by Miss Jantra Wongkasorn (27), the wife of the victim, Mr. David Jones (59), who was lying on his back. Mr. Jones, who was not wearing a shirt, had been dead for about fifteen minutes

According to Miss Jantra, Mr. Jones was a businessman who was a partner in a well-known condominium on Pratamnak Road. The couple had been married for about ten years and had a nine month old daughter. Mr. Jones usually stayed home, as he didn’t like to go out much. He always helped to take care of the baby. However, Mr. Jones did enjoy drinking whiskey and beer, but did not each very much. As he had difficulty sleeping, he also used sleeping pills.

On the night of Mr. Jones’ demise, Miss Jantra was tending to their daughter, while Mr. Jones was in bed asleep. Miss Jantra attempted to rouse him in order to help with the baby, but he wouldn’t wake up. She shook him and then he started to go into convulsions. Miss Jantra became frightened and called for an ambulance. She also called her relatives who lived nearby. While they were carrying Mr. Jones downstairs to the front of the house, he passed away before the ambulance could arrive. Miss Jantra, then, called the police.

Police looked at the body and did not find any wounds or signs of an accident or foul play. They assumed that the victim died as a result of too much alcohol. However, police will interview Miss Jantra and the victim’s friends for more detailed information. Mr. Jones’ body was sent to the hospital for forensic examination. The British Embassy was informed of his death.

Reporter : Kampee   Photo : Kampee   Category : Crime News

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