Phuket Thailand: German tourist collapses, dies, while at beach

Posted on December 20, 2013 • Filed under: Thailand, Tourist Dies

PHUKETGAZETTE.NET: A German man collapsed and died in knee-deep water only meters from the shore at Patong Beach just before sunset yesterday. Patong Police officers were called to the scene, in front the police box at the end of Soi Bangla (map here), at 6pm. “When we arrived, lifeguards were administering CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation]. They continued for about 10 minutes, but the man did not regain consciousness,” Lt Col Pratueng Polmana of the Patong Police told the Phuket Gazette. The man, later identified as German national Jorg Manfred Gutknecht, was sped to Patong Hospita. Read Article

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