Man drowns while trying to beat the heat in Phayao

A man has drowned after going for swim in an effort to beat the heat in Phayao yesterday, April 28.

The drowning occurred in a swamp in Moo 4 Tha Wang Thong, Mueang Phayao at around 11 a.m. with the body retrieved by divers at around 4:15 p.m.

According to reports, Mr. Jesada Bansup, 45 has been with friends near the edge of the swamp when the group decided to swim to the other side for fun given the hot day.

The rest of the group managed to swim across the swamp whereas Mr. Bansup never made it, his body disappearing.

While the cause of death is likely drowning, it’s believed that he may have suffered cramps or another health issue that has caused him to be unable to swim and drown.