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The dead man found on Phuket has been named

British Tourist Found Dead in Phuket Room

Sunday, September 12, 2010
UPDATE

The dead man has been named as George Colin William Willey. British Honorary Consul Martin Carpenter said on Monday that his family had been notified.

Original Report

A BRITISH tourist has died alone in a room at a no-name Phuket bungalow. His body was found this morning by a maid who came to clean his room in the beachside resort of Karon.

Police believe the man, aged 54, had probably been dead for two days. Early indications were that he may have suffered a heart attack, one officer said.

There appeared to be no suspicious circumstances. Details from his passport have been passed to the British honorary consul on Phuket so that relatives can be notified. The man arrived on Phuket on April 5.

Phuketwan has the man's full name but is withholding publication until his family has been informed. The man was born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.
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Phuketwan has the man's full name but is withholding publication until his family has been informed. The man was born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.
??????????????????? his name is on the picture of his passport..........bad reporting phuketwan.

Posted by JKI on September 13, 2010 12:26

Editor Comment:

Yes, the name is on his passport. Yes, his family has been notified. Bad reporting? Sorry, I don't get your drift.

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Editor,
The very words you published in this article are below:

Phuketwan has the man's full name but is withholding publication until his family has been informed. The man was born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.


It has been my experience that you are incapable of reading the very words that you publish, yet call out your posters. Are you witholding his name or not?

Don't like "losing face"?

Posted by Happyfarang on September 13, 2010 22:30

Editor Comment:

We withheld this man's name until after his relatives had been informed. The photograph did not go up until after we'd heard that his family had been told. You are clearly more interested in making some point, whatever it is, than expressing sympathy for the man or his family. Never been concerned about ''loss of face,'' much more concerned about the loss of lives.

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I think the previous posters need to read the article more carefully. There are two parts to the report, an update, and the original report and they should be read in that context. I assume the photograph was not included in the original report.

Posted by SS on September 14, 2010 10:42


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