A bearded Caucasian man found on the beach at Karon appears to have been the victim of a head injury is in a Phuket hospital while the holiday island’s top policeman heads an investigation to find out what happened.
The man, aged 35 to 40, was discovered on the beach at Karon, south of Patong, about 8 am, not far from the landmark lagoon.
His head appeared to have been beaten and his face was also damaged. Nearby were two long sticks, police said. more on this at phuketwan.com