By Ryan Fahey For Mailonline
Published: 09:01 GMT, 14 November 2019 | Updated: 09:26 GMT, 14 November 2019
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.
But Somchai, who worked as a restaurant cook, was found dead the next morning in his room in Samut Prakan, Thailand, with burn marks on his arm and neck where they had touched the cable.
The phone was plugged into the mains and the earphones were resting across Somchai's arm, face and neck.
Somchai Singkhorn (pictured), 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
Somchai Singkhorn, 40, is pictured after police discovered him dead in his room on Wednesday. Authorities suspect that his phone cable electrocuted him on Tuesday night due to the burn marks across his arm and neck where the cable rested
Though police suspect electrocution as the cause of death, officers said that Somchai