Dead body found floating in Chiang Mai University lake

A dead body was found floating in a popular lake within the grounds of Chiang Mai University this morning, Feb. 7.

The body was found by a passerby in Ang Kaew Reservoir in CMU’s main campus in Suthep at around 8 a.m.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene where they subsequently fished the body out.

The man, described as being between 20 and 30 years of age had no identification but did have 2,040 baht in a pocket. It’s believed the body could have been in the lake for between 3-5 days.

The cause of death is unknown and subject to an autopsy but some reports do note that there were some signs on the corpse that the deceased may have been attacked.