PHUKET: An airport taxi driver and former volunteer member of the Phuket Kusoldharm Foundation was found dead in his rented room in Srisoonthorn subdistrict early yesterday evening.

Thalang Police Duty Officer Somkhit Khaosang was notified of the death by neighbors at 7:20pm.

At the scene, a rented room in Srisoonthorn Village 5, police found the body of 51-year-old Uthai Chuti-anan lying face up on a mattress under a mosquito net.