Canadian tourist found dead in Thailand hotel

Thai police say the body of Michael Talbot was found at the Tropica Bungalow Resort on Phuket Island early Tuesday.

Michael Talbot, 28, complained of chest pain, breathing difficulties

Thai police say the Canadian Embassy in Bangkok and the family of the deceased have been notified. (Google Maps/CBC)

Police in Thailand are investigating the death of a Canadian tourist in a hotel room.

Police say the body of Michael Talbot, 28, was found at the Tropica Bungalow Resort on Phuket Island early Tuesday.

Capt. Yingyong Chuoykij told the Phuket News that a friend of Talbot's, identified only as Mr. Shannon, had called for help at about 5:30 a.m. after Talbot complained of chest pain and difficulty breathing.

Yingyong said there were "no signs of robbery or assault," and a doctor at Patong Hospital told the newspaper that doctors had yet to confirm the cause of death.

Yingyong said the Canadian Embassy in Bangkok and the family have been notified of Talbot's death.


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