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Felipe Gustavo Basualto Trincado, one of two Swedish Christmas suicides

Swede Flies to Phuket, Dies One Day Later

Monday, December 27, 2010
MYSTERY surrounds the reason for the suicide of a Swedish man who arrived on a flight to Phuket on Christmas Day and was found hanged the following day.

Police said there appeared to be no suspicious circumstances. It was the second Swedish suicide reported to police in the region over the Christmas period.

Another man, also a Swede, was reported to have been found hanged yesterday in a guesthouse in Krabi Town.

On Phuket, Felipe Gustavo Basualto Trincado, 25, used the electric cord from a laptop to hang himself at a guesthouse in Bang Tao, where his body was found about 2.40pm on Boxing Day.

The man was born in Santiago, Chile.

In Krabi Town, a maid found the body of Benjamin Benna, 29, hanged in a toilet in a room on the third floor at the Narin Guesthouse.

Mr Benna, who arrived at the guesthouse on Christmas Eve and never left the room, wrote a note saying that he was upset because his Thai girlfriend had left him.
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RIP young Felipe. You probably never stood a chance in this world, let alone on Phuket.

I hope whoever made you so unhappy finds out what you did and reflects on it for the rest of their lives.

Posted by Mike Boyd on December 27, 2010 11:20

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Mike, the worst part of a suicide is the feeling of guilt it leaves for the friends and loved ones of the victim. Something with which many may never come into terms with.

A suicide is not only a desperate action. Without absolution in a form of last note to those who will mourn, it's also a cowardly act.

You've obviously never experienced anything like this, otherwise you would certainly not make such heartless comments.

Posted by Chris on December 27, 2010 13:27

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I stand by every word of what I wrote.

Posted by Mike Boyd on December 28, 2010 13:51

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RIP brosan.. :(

Posted by shahin on February 11, 2011 02:33


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