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Hans Lehner helps police and nurses with inquiries in Patong today

Mystery Cause Kills Patong Woman After Stomach Aches

Monday, August 5, 2013
PHUKET: Doctors at Patong Hospital are trying to determine what killed a woman who was found dead in bed today after eating a Phuket papaya salad with anchovies last night.

Sixty-eight-year-old Dutch expat Hans Lehner, who shared an apartment with Pranee Srijaem, called police about 10am when he could not rouse her.

Khun Pranee, 39, complained of a stomach ache and was ill before turning in last night at their address in Nanai Road, Patong, Mr Lehner told police.

Paramedics from the Kusolharm Foundation Phuket and a doctor from Patong Hospital responded to the call, with police.

Mr Lehner had a different meal when the pair ate out last night.

He sat down to watch television while Khun Pranee, his girlfriend of about one year complained of a serious stomach ache, then went to bed.

Paramedics estimated she had been dead for about three hours.

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Would be nice to know the name of the Restaurant they went to.

Posted by Resident on August 5, 2013 18:43

Editor Comment:

It has no relevance unless some kind of link can be proven.

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somehow reminds of the tragic death of the two canadian women on the Phi-Phi island

Posted by mytwocents on August 6, 2013 03:20

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Hans Lehner is from Switzerland.
No idea why it is mentioned that he
is from Holland or The Netherlands.

Posted by TAK on August 6, 2013 11:23

Editor Comment:

Police say he's from the Netherlands, so there's clearly been some confusion.


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