PHUKET: An elderly Swedish woman was found dead in the waters off Ao Nang in Krabi yesterday, one of many recent drownings in Phuket and Krabi.

The unnamed 68-year-old, was found face down 10 meters off of Long Beach in Ao Nang at about 1:00pm, said Muang Krabi Police Lt Niwat Timket.

“Our tentative investigation revealed that she had been staying in a bungalow on Klong Muang beach and had a can of beer before going out alone for a swim,” Lt Niwat said.

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