26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

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26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:15 am

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia News: At around noon on 18 December 2019, staff reported to police that a British tourist had died at the Riverside Backpacker Lodge, # 17E0, Street 144, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, December 18, 2019. Police say that the 26-year-old British male was identified as LEWIS JORDON DAVIES.
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Forensic police, an officer from Criminal Investigation, immigration officers and a police medical team went to the scene to conduct a post mortem examination. As a result of the information collected by the various officials, police declared a death by coronary, which may have been caused by epilepsy.
The body of the deceased has been taken to Stung Meanchey pagoda.
RIP and condolences to family and friends.
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by PIEMAN » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:49 pm

poor kid R.I.P.
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by Doc67 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:26 am

That's very young. And without the usual drug paraphernalia to explain it away.

So, to confirm, this is another 'heart attack', "possibly" by epilepsy?

It seems that there are so many deaths that simply cannot be explained by the first responders, but they are incapable of just saying that and it will require further and more detailed investigation. Instead, they just issue a purported finding of fact and then do nothing else save for moving and storing the body.

In the west the police and coroner would keep their mouths shut except for a standard statement of unexplained death and maybe that their are suspicious circumstances.

Does anyone know whether they carry out a post mortem as a matter of coarse or just put the body in the morgue and await for cremation and funeral arrangements?
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by Captain Bonez » Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:41 am

Doc67 wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:26 am


Just put the body in the morgue and await for cremation and funeral arrangements?
That's pretty much all they do
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:20 am

The family in Wales are trying to raise money to bring the body home.

English teacher, 26, who 'lived life to the fullest' dies suddenly in Cambodia
His family have paid tribute to a 'kind, loving and trusting' man
ByLaura Clements
16:11, 19 DEC 2019, Updated16:45, 19 DEC 2019
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A "trusting and loving" teacher from Barry has died unexpectedly while travelling through Asia with his partner.

Lewis Davies, 26, suffered a seizure in Cambodia in the early hours of December 18 and died after his heart stopped, despite receiving more than 30 minutes of CPR.

Mr Davies, who was epileptic, was travelling through Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia on a working holiday with his partner. The couple were teaching English as they travelled.

Cambodian police received reports that a British tourist had died at the Riverside Backpacker Lodge, in Phnom Penh, at around midday on Wednesday.

The former pupil at Barry Boy's Comprehensive was well-known in his home community in Barry, being a regular volunteer presenter on the BRO radio station.

In a moving tribute to Mr Davies, the family said: "He loved music and playing the piano, as well as radio presenting, and he volunteered as a presenter at in Barry. His biggest dreams were to become a full time radio presenter.

"He also loved to travel the world and take every opportunity and experience he could. Lewis was a kind, trusting, loving person and had a great sense of humor.
"He lived life to his fullest."

The family are desperately trying to raise funds to fly Mr Davies' body back to the UK after it was discovered his travel insurance had laspsed.

Cousin Ceallach Bennett said it would cost £10,000 to return Mr Davies' body to Welsh soil for a "proper burial".

She said: "We're in desperate need. If his body is in Cambodia for too long, he will be cremated there without any of his family.

"We are all in shock and absolutely heartbroken to have lost our kind, lovely Lewis."

Vale MP Alun Cairns has been supporting the family in their dealings with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and is urging people to support the fundraising campaign.

He said: “I’m incredibly sad to hear of Lewis’ unexpected passing. Lewis was a passionate community campaigner, involved with many charities and organisations including Bro Radio and Atal y Fro. He also stood in Vale Council elections in Cadoc ward.

"This is a tragic story. At this time of year when family is so important, his mother Joanne has received the worst of news and reuniting Lewis and his family locally would mean so much. I would encourage everyone to show their support.

"Please donate what you can."

You can donate to the GoFundMe page here .
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by King Keil » Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:31 am

Wales must be in a terrible state. If you can't get 10000 pounds from friends or a bank, can't imagine living in a place like that.
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by pczz » Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:49 am

King Keil wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:31 am
Wales must be in a terrible state. If you can't get 10000 pounds from friends or a bank, can't imagine living in a place like that.
You go to the UK and try to get it. banks only lend you money when you dont need it, when you do they tell you you are too poor to pay it back! Wales has nothign to do with it, its just tightfisted ripoff bankers
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by Kuroneko » Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:20 pm

Doc67 wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:26 am
That's very young. And without the usual drug paraphernalia to explain it away.

So, to confirm, this is another 'heart attack', "possibly" by epilepsy?
Reasonable assumption:
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:20 am

Lewis Davies, 26, suffered a seizure in Cambodia in the early hours of December 18 and died after his heart stopped, despite receiving more than 30 minutes of CPR.

Mr Davies, who was epileptic, was travelling through Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia on a working holiday with his partner. The couple were teaching English as they travelled.
Epilepsy Is a Risk Factor for Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the General Population Abdennasser Bardai, Robert J. Lamberts, Marieke T. Blom, Anne M. Spanjaart, Jocelyn Berdowski, Sebastiaan R. van der Staal, Henk J. Brouwer, Rudolph W. Koster, Josemir W. Sander, Roland D. Thijs, Hanno L. Tan
PLoS One. 2012; 7(8): e42749. Published online 2012 Aug 14. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042749


People with epilepsy are at increased risk for sudden death. The most prevalent cause of sudden death in the general population is sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) due to ventricular fibrillation (VF). SCA may contribute to the increased incidence of sudden death in people with epilepsy. We assessed whether the risk for SCA is increased in epilepsy by determining the risk for SCA among people with active epilepsy in a community-based study.

..............We identified 1019 cases of SCA with ECG-documented VF, and matched them to 2834 controls. There were 12 people with active epilepsy among cases and 12 among controls. Epilepsy was associated with a three-fold increased risk for SCA (adjusted OR 2.9 [95%CI 1.1–8.0.], p = 0.034). The risk for SCA in epilepsy was particularly increased in young and females.


Conclusion

Epilepsy in the general population seems to be associated with an increased risk for SCA.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3419243/

Another article:
The heart of epilepsy: Current views and future concepts: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 1116301698
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by King Keil » Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:20 pm

pczz wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:49 am
King Keil wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:31 am
Wales must be in a terrible state. If you can't get 10000 pounds from friends or a bank, can't imagine living in a place like that.
You go to the UK and try to get it. banks only lend you money when you dont need it, when you do they tell you you are too poor to pay it back! Wales has nothign to do with it, its just tightfisted ripoff bankers
I highly doubt that. In Germany everybody who is working can get a loan easily. With such a small amount they would only do a very basic background check.
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Re: 26Yo British LEWIS DAVIES Dies in Riverside Backpackers

Post by John Bingham » Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:52 pm

Where in the UK is Germany?
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