PATTAYA – Pol. Lt. Themthrong Rodsiri of the Pattaya Police has told reporters that Zhang Chunrong, 20, a Chinese woman who was found dead in a downtown condominium, died of an apparent illness contracted at home.
Lin Kun, 32, a friend of Zhang’s, said she went to pick up the woman at Suvarnabhumi International Airport Aug. 3 and, after clearing immigration, had to take her to the airport medical center as she felt terribly sick. She was prescribed medication for gas and heartburn the Pattaya Mail Reported.
Li took her friend to the View Talay condo and returned the next day. At the time, she said Zhang had insisted on going out on the balcony naked, even though Li told her it was inappropriate. She then left her friend on the veranda while she ran an errand.
Li told police she returned shortly after to find Zhang dead with only a shirt on, a towel at her feet.
Pol. Lt. Themthrong Rodsiri said the dead woman had no external signs of injury or assault and speculated the death was connected to her earlier illness or a congenital problem.
However, the body was sent to the Forensics Institute and police are awaiting on an official determination of death.