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Canadian man, 28, found dead in Thailand hotel

Police in Thailand are investigating the death of a Canadian tourist in a hotel room.

Police say the body of 28-year-old Michael Talbot was found at the Tropica Bungalow Resort on Phuket Island early Tuesday.

Capt. Yingyong Chuoykij told the Phuket News that a friend of Talbot's had called for help at about 5:30 a.m. after Talbot said he had chest pain and difficulty breathing.

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Yingyong said there were "no signs of robbery or assault" and a doctor at Patong Hospital told the newspaper that doctors had yet to confirm a cause of death.

Yingyong said the Canadian embassy in Bangkok and the family have been notified of Talbot's death.

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