An unidentified woman has been found dead floating in a pond with ligature marks on her neck indicating she had been strangled.
The woman’s body was found in a pond, beside a bypass road in Rayong, Thailand. It was discovered by a local resident about 9.30am.
Rayong police said the victim was discovered floating face down about 5 metres from the shore. Rescue workers retrieved her body and it was sent for a postmortem examination.
Police said the woman was dressed in a yellow T-shirt with red stripes and grey shorts. She also had “TIM BIW” tattooed on her left arm and a star tattoo above her left ankle.
A doctor at the scene said the woman had blood coming from her mouth and there were ligature marks on her neck consistent with having been strangled.
She had been dead for approximately three days.
The man who found the body said he headed to the pond with the intention of catching some fish. Upon discovering her body, he ran back to the village to tell the headman and inform the police
Police suspect she was killed somewhere else and her body was dumped into the pond. Residents were unable to identify her.
In the meantime, the police investigation was still ongoing.
Source: Bangkok Post