Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - British man dies from drug overdose

British man dies from drug overdose

British man dies from drug overdose

A 41-year-old-Brithish national died on Tuesday from a drug overdose in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district, police said.

The tourist, who was identified as Nolan Games Peter by district police, died at about 7:30pm at the Home Town guesthouse in Daun Penh district’s Chey Chumneas commune, district police officer Hong Sothy said.

He had arrived in Cambodia via the Poipet international checkpoint along the border with Thailand on September 2 and had stayed at the guesthouse since then, Hong Sothy said.

“He lost consciousness three times at the guesthouse before he died,” Hong Sothy told the Post yesterday.

“He died on his bed at the room. According to our examination, he died from a drug overdose,” the officer said.

Police found a small package of crystal methamphetamine on a desk in his room, Hong Sothy said.

MOST VIEWED

  • Negotiations on EBA being held

    In an effort to defuse tensions, a senior government official said Cambodia is negotiating with the European Union (EU) on the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade deal, which allows the Kingdom to export goods to the 28-member bloc tariff-free. The EU notified Cambodia on October 5

  • Ministers to tackle sea pollutants

    Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and members of local communities have collected 77 tonnes of water hyacinth at a Sihanoukville beach, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesperson Or Saroeun said. He told The Post yesterday that the aquatic weeds had been floating along some of the province’s

  • Chinese police escort deported scam suspects

    Ninety-one Chinese nationals accused of extorting money from victims in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scam were deported from Phnom Penh International Airport on Monday under the escort of 182 Chinese police personnel. General Department of Immigration head of investigations Ouk Hay Seila told reporters

  • EU officials: Ending EBA an 18-month procedure

    EU officials have confirmed that it will take a total of 18 months to complete the procedure if Cambodia’s preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) trade agreement is to be withdrawn. According to EU Agriculture and Rural Development spokesman Daniel Rosario, the formal process has not