Man Drowned in Mae Yuak Lake After Swimming Drunk With Friends

 | Thu 7 Apr 2016 08:07 ICT

CityNews – The body of a man was recovered by rescue teams in Mae Yuak lake, Chang Puak area, after he disappeared while swimming with friends.

drowned man

A group of friends, all workers on a construction site, were drinking whiskey around midday before getting in the lake to cool down. Soon after, 35-year-old Udom Nainom disappeared. The friends started looking but after an hour of not being able to find him, they called the rescue services.

The body of Udom was later found in the lake.

Police believe the man was intoxicated and must have suffered cramp while swimming, causing him to drown.

His family has been informed and funeral services have begun.