Dead Canadian fugitive lived in Thai luxury

Canadian Alexander Cazes, found dead in his cell in the NSB holding area, was wanted in the United States for drug trafficking, and had lived high on the hog in Thailand for eight years. (File photo)

All evidence surrounding the death of a Canadian drug suspect found hanged in his cell Wednesday morning points to suicide, police claim.

An initial examination of the body of Alexander Cazes, together with witness statements, found "no clues that suggest he didn't hang himself", commander attached to Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) Pol Maj Gen Sunthon Chalermkiat said.

Cazes had lived well during eight years in Thailand on the lam from drug trafficking charges in the United States.

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