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21 Year-Old Dutchman Falls to His Death from Bangkok Condo Balcony

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BANGKOK – A 21 Year-old Dutch tourist has fallen to his death from the Bangkok condominium just after leaving a drinking party on Khao San Road early on Monday, police said.

Bangkok Police said the man was identified by his drivers license as  Rik W Salmans, 21 of the Netherlands.

Police said he fell from the apartment of Pimornpat Koratana, 37, on the fifth floor of the Ivy Residence Pinklao on Somdej Pinklao Road in Bang Plad district at 3.30am, there was no sign of foul play in the room.

Pimornpat said he met the tourist while drinking with friends at a party on Khao San Road just a few hours before the incident and the Dutchman followed him to his room.

Pimornpat said when they arrived at his room, he went into the toilet for a few minutes. When he came out, he found the balcony door open and the foreigner missing. When he looked out, he saw the body of the Dutchman lying on the ground.

Pimornpat said the tourist appeared very drunk.

Source: Nation, Bangkok Post, CRT

The police stated that he fell from la koratana’s room, 37, on the fifth floor of the Ivy Pinklao Residence On Somdej Pinklao road in bang plad district at 3 in the morning.