British traveler died in Thailand, Foreign Office confirm

A British tourist has died on in Pattaya, a coastal city, in Thailand, the Foreign Office has affirmed.

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The man is believed to be 31-year-old Christopher Andrew Laidler.

Local media reported that he fell naked from a guesthouse balcony in Walking Street in south Pattaya.

It is understood that emergency treatment was completed at the scene and the man was taken to hospital, yet later pronounced dead.

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Police said there were no indications of a struggle, and the man’s possessions stayed untouched, according to reports.

A Foreign Office representative stated: “We are providing assistance to the family of a British national who has sadly died in Thailand.”

Pattaya is a popular resort destination on the east coast of the Bay of Thailand, known for its clubs and bars.