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Russian Expat and Dog Found Dead Inside his Koh Samui Home

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Koh Samui Police and forensic officers who conducted further investigations on Saturday found no traces of a struggle. Drug paraphernalia, a coffee cup and a glass containing brown liquid were found.

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BANGKOK – Police on the Island of Koh Samui have reported the death of a 51 Year-old Russian Expat. He was found Dead inside his home with one of his three pit bulls

The victim was identified as Russian National, Vyacheslav Kolbunov.  He was found lying dead on a bed in a bedroom house when Koh Samui police arrived on Friday night.

Vyacheslav had a blanket covering his body and a dead pit pull was found near a cage inside the room.

Koh Samui Police believe the Russian and his dog had been dead for between several days.

Police and forensic officers who conducted further investigations on Saturday found no traces of a struggle. Drug paraphernalia, a coffee cup and a glass containing brown liquid were found.

The items were collected and sent for testing a the police lab.

Two other pit pulls were barking outside his Koh Samui house

Neighbors told police that the man had lived alone in the house for about 10 years. He got along well with other people and loved animals. He had three pit bulls and one cat.

They said they alerted police after noticing a foul smell coming from the house.

The neighbors said they only learned the man was dead when police came to investigate on Friday night.

They told Koh Samui Police that they had never heard him complaining of stress or anything else.

Mr.Vyacheslav body has be sent to forensic experts for a postmortem examination. The carcass of the dog would be examined by livestock officials.

Investigators plan to call a gardener who worked for the Russian man for questioning.

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Vyacheslav Facebook and Police Scene Photos