Burmese Man Found Hanging in Forest

 | Tue 21 Oct 2014 19:59 ICT

CityNews – The body of a Burmese man was found hanging from a tree in Jomthong district on Saturday.

The victim’s passport. Picture Credit: Chiang Mai Highway Police Rescue.

Officials were informed by residents who spotted the rotting corpse in the forest near Huay Muang village after investigating the source of a bad smell. It is believed to have been there for at least a week.

A passport was found on the body, and the dead man was identified as Sai Leng Win Aung, 35. Police say there were no signs of a struggle and no witnesses. They believe he committed suicide, though the body has been sent for an autopsy. The dead man’s relatives have been informed.