Mark Fenn , a British journalist, has unexpectedly passed away in his sleep at his home in Chiang Mai early Sunday morning, the Foreign Correspondent Club of Thailand reported.
The 38-year-old long-time resident was a well-known journalist covering Thailand for several popular news media such as South China Morning Post, Bangkok Post and The Straits Times. Mark Fenn also occasionally contributed to Al Jazeera and The Guardian in London.
Before concentrating on his journalism career, Mark Fenn had lived in Singapore and tought English at the Pannesastra University in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, after which he relocated to Bangkok. In 2014, Mr Fenn moved from the Thai capital to Chiang Mai to work for the local English online magazine Chiang Mai CityNews until 2015.
Details about Mark Fenn’s passing have not yet been determined. A funeral service is being held at Wat Pa Peng, Chiang Mai until January 19. Tuesday ceremony begins at 19:30 and his cremation will take place on Wednesday at noon.
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