Christopher Adams (New Zealand Herald Journalist) Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Christopher Adams (New Zealand Herald Journalist) Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:26 am

Christopher James Adams from Christchurch, New Zealand Found Dead at Angkor International Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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A 34 years old foreigner named Christopher James Adams, a tourist , was found dead in the hotel. The body was found at around 16:30 pm on 24 October 2016 in the room number 319 at Angkor International Hotel located on street 148 in Phsar Kandal I commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh.

Police said, puke was found flowing from the deceased mouth and according to the urine test, morphine and methamphetamine was found. Adding that, the man died from heart attack resulting from overdoes both morphine and methamphetamine. Currently the body is being kept at the Soviet Hospital.

The body was found by the cleaner of the hotel after there was no response once knocking on the door. The man checked in the hotel on 20 October 2016.

May Christopher James Adams Rest in Peace.
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Post by SinnSisamouth » Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:50 am

wow never saw a cleaner when I stayed there
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Re: Christopher Adams (New Zealander From Christchurch) Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by vng » Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:35 pm

H-A caused by drugs... Hmm it's sad that he doesn't has the luxury of having a moment to think or realize about something beautiful with his life (family, kids? friends?) Bcoz it was a fuging heart attack!
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Post by cptrelentless » Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:00 pm

I thought the Angkor International was ok when I stayed there three or four years ago. I seem to recall the lift did my head in, though. Not sure why you'd take morphine if you were still speeding, could he not get valium or weed to come down? RIP.
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Post by General Mackevili » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:15 pm

Christopher Adams was a business journalist for the New Zealand Herald.



"Business journalist Christopher Adams, 34, who died on holiday in Cambodia this week, was a star reporter from the moment he walked into the New Zealand Herald offices as a student intern."

http://nzherald.co.nz/business/news/art ... d=11736268
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Post by ExPenhMan » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:33 pm

RIP Mr Adams. Condolences to his wife and children.

There must have been something wrong here. After such a luminous career, his ignominious departure from this mortal coil doesn't make sense. Having been in the news business, I have known of only a few journalists who descended into alcoholism and drugs. But why did he come alone to Cambodia? Maybe he was working on something that someone didn't like. I hope the NZ paper looks into this case.
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Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:33 pm

This was posted on another forum on a thread concerning the deceased. No source given, so handle with care.

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Re: Christopher Adams (New Zealand Herald Journalist) Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by taabarang » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:38 pm

Care to provide a link?
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Post by lurcio » Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:01 pm

taabarang wrote:Care to provide a link?
It's watermarked top right hand corner
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Re: Christopher Adams (New Zealand Herald Journalist) Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by taabarang » Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:25 pm

"It's watermarked top right hand corner"

Sorry, not visible on my cell phone. Thanks anyway.
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