Construction worker dies after falling off Chedi in San Kamphaeng

A construction worker has died after falling off scaffolding at a construction site for a new chedi (stupa) in San Kamphaeng.

The body of Mr. Mumboon Srichri, from Moo 4, Mae Pu Kha San Kamphaeng was discovered impaled on a bamboo rod that had been sticking up from a lower level of scaffolding at the construction site in Moo 1 also Mae Pu Kha this morning Aug. 21.

Police suspect no suspicious circumstances as it is believed to be an accident with Mr. Srichri slipping and falling.

As is standard in Chiang Mai the body has been taken to hospital for an autopsy before being handed over to family members of funeral services.