PHUKET – British National Jay Davies, 21, was living and working in Koh Phi Phi on a three-year adventure has been found dead, investigators are trying to establish his cause of death and government officials are supporting his family.
While in Thailand, Mr Davies kept himself incredibly fit and active – taking part in all manner of watersports and outdoor activities.
Friends were quick to pay tribute to ‘little legend’ Mr Davies, who also had a tattoo on his chest with the words ‘Life Ain’t Chess’ – a lyric by his favorite band The Strokes.
Writing on Facebook, Lucy Dixon wrote: ‘Not only have you left footprints in paradise, you’ve left footprints across everyone’s heart. Sleep tight buddy RIP xxx.’
A Foreign Office spokesman confirmed Mr Davies had died in Koh Phi Phi on 24 August 2014 and said they are providing ‘consular assistance’ to his family.