A 27-year-old Thai woman, Saifon Korpon jumped to her death from the 7th floor of a hotel in Pattaya, Thailand on Wednesday April 13. According to local media, police were called to the Mercure Hotel on Soi 15, just off Second Rd, Pattaya, at 3am on Wednesday morning and found the deceased's boyfriend, Marc Denis sitting in tears close to the body of Miss Saifon. She was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical examiner, having suffered a fractured skull and broken limbs caused by the fall.
The 48-year-old Australian man has been detained by Pattaya police to assist with their investigation. Mr Denis was taken into custody for questioning as he was unable to provide any information to investigators due to his emotional state.
The body of the deceased has been sent for autopsy to determine the cause of death while police investigation continues.