PATTAYA – Marine Police have found the body of a 65-year-old Canadian, Jean Caroche who had been missing since Tuesday after renting a boat in Pattaya. His body was found floating off Koh Larn, a popular island off the resort town, on Thursday.
Mr. Caroche was found floating face-down between Koh Larn and Koh Jun, said Pol Lt Veerayut Kangkala, a duty officer at Pattaya police station in Chon Buri, who was alerted around 11.30am on Thursday.
His girlfriend Alusa Sondee, told police Mr. Caroche had rented a boat from a stall on the beach on Tuesday.
When he had not returned to shore by the evening she became worried and asked local people to help find him. They searched but found only the empty rented boat.
Police have contacted the Canadian embassy to notify his relatives.