Bangkok, Thailand. The Ukrainian Ambassador to Thailand was found dead this Sunday on the island of Koh Lipe (South of the country), where he was on vacation with his son, said the police, who at the moment do not know the cause of death.
Career diplomat, Andrii Beshta, 45, He was appointed Ukraine’s Ambassador to Thailand in 2016.
The National Police said this Sunday that he was found dead around 05:30 (22:30 GMT on Saturday) in his room in a hotel in Koh Lipe, an island near the coast and very popular with tourists for its crystal clear waters.
The members of the medical team that arrived first wore full protective overalls as a precaution while examining the body, while the authorities questioned the ambassador’s son, Ostap, who shared a room with him.
He pointed out that his father went to bed at around 11:00 p.m., but woke up around 04:30 a.m., vomiting before passing out, he added Kissana Phathanacharoen, mentioning that other witnesses were also interviewed.
Beshta’s body was first taken to a hospital for an autopsy, and was later taken to a police hospital in Bangkok, capital tailandesa, for a more in-depth investigation into the cause of his death.
Beshta had spent several years of his career in Thailand, arriving in 2007 as an advisor to the diplomatic mission in Bangkok, according to your embassy’s website.