‘Golden Boy’ clue to foreigner found strapped to pole in Thai river

Police are trying to establish the identify of a foreign male whose body was found strapped to a pole in a river in North East Thailand.

The body was dressed only in underpants and looked to be the subject of a ritual killing.

The male in his 20s or 30s had a tattoo across his chest staring ‘Golden Boy in Casino’. His body was found floating near a bank of the Mae Chee River in Khon Kaen Province.

Another tattoo pictured  above was on his left arm.

The body has been taken to the Srinakrin Hosptial, Khon Kaen

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