Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - English tourist drowns

English tourist drowns

English tourist drowns

An English tourist drowned in a guesthouse pool in Preah Sihanouk province early yesterday morning after drinking alcohol.

Math Soth, deputy provincial police chief in charge of security, told the Post that English tourist Dillon Ryan Andrew, 38, had arrived in Cambodia on November 13 and visited the beach on Saturday, where he stayed at Utopia, a foreign-owned restaurant and guesthouse.

A doctor’s conclusion was that the man was intoxicated, which contributed to his drowning between midnight and 1am, Math Soth said.

MOST VIEWED

  • Chinese influx pushing locals, Westerners out of Preah Sihanouk

    Some within the Kingdom’s tourism industry have speculated that the recent influx of Chinese visitors may hinder domestic tourism as the price of accommodations in the coastal city of Sihanoukville continues to rise. Preah Sihanouk province, which has become a hotbed for Chinese investment

  • ‘Dire consequences’ from sanctions, warns AmCham

    American businesspeople in Cambodia have warned that any sanction against the Kingdom would have “dire consequences” that could push Cambodia even further into the arms of China. In a letter to US senators and representatives dated Monday, the American Chamber of Commerce Cambodia (AmCham) said

  • CPP: ‘Behave or Sokha suffers’

    The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) spokesman warned Kem Monovithya on Thursday that her attempt to damage “national reputation and prestige” would lead to her father, Kem Sokha, receiving even harsher punishment. Sok Eysan issued the warning as Monovithya, who is the court dissolved

  • Preah Sihanouk beach developments halted

    After receiving an order from Hun Sen, Minister of Land Management Chea Sophara led a team of experts and relevant officials to Sihanoukville to call a halt to the illegal development of a beach. The prime minister ordered the Prek Treng beach in Otres commune