Samui police report that the body the body of 42 year old Maud Isabeile Bailley was found floating at sea off Ao Thongket beach around 2.30 pm yesterday (Tuesday).
The body was first seen floating by hotel staff who called police and rescue workers. Responders then brought the body back to shore.
A friend of the deceased has identified the body. She said that they had both lived on the island for almost two years learning Thai at a language school.
The friend said that Maud often complained about her family and her health and that that yesterday morning they had both visited a waterfall before she left on a bike.
The cause of death is under investigation by the police.
Source: The Thaiger