A 29-year-old Malaysian man from Kuala Lumpur slipped and plunged to his death early on Saturday (June 16) from the eighth floor of a hotel in Hatyai near the Thailand-Malaysia border.
Kong Soon Keong died on the spot in the incident about 9am local time. He sustained head and body injuries.
The body was sent to a nearby hospital.
Hatyai Investigation Branch chief, Kol Warodom Kongsuwannakhiri said the body clad in just an underwear was found at the second floor premises located near the hotel building.
He said initial investigations revealed Kong had gone to a restaurant the previous night to have a few drinks and returned to a hotel room in a drunken state at around 1am.
It is believed he was there with a group of 15 friends