A Football Lover Electrocuted While Watching Football On Phone

A Football Lover Electrocuted While Watching Football On Phone

A staunch football fan has been 'electrocuted by his phone' as he watched a match on his handset in bed with the charger plugged in

Somchai Singkhorn, 40, was watching football on his handset in bed on Tuesday 

Police in Samut Prakan, Thailand suspect that Somchai was then electrocuted

Laotian roommate Saeng thought his friend was just ill when he first found him 

Police said Somchai may have died differently after finding beer in his room

A chef who liked to stay up late watching football on his phone is believed to have died after being electrocuted by the handset.

Somchai Singkhorn, 40, was last seen on Tuesday night laying on his mattress with a can of beer, watching TV on his phone with his headphones plugged in.

Police Colonel Warawach Thammasarot said: 'The deceased was laid on the mattress with his phone and earphone[s] on him but we also found beer and fizzy drinks near him. 

'From the initial checks, we suspected that he was electrocuted but we need to check everything and wait for his postmortem examination results before we confirm the exact cause of death.'