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An investigation continues into the death of a Thai cave survivor who died two days after being found in his dormitory at a soccer academy as a provisional cause of death is identified.

Duangphet Phromthep, 17, died at Kettering General Hospital on February 14 after paramedics were called to his Leicestershire school, Brooke House College, two days earlier.

Opening an inquest into his death at Leicester Coroner’s Court today, Senior Coroner Professor Catherine Mason said a provisional cause of death had been identified, but she did not reveal any further details during the brief hearing.

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She said: ‘A cause of death has been provided. The cause of death is provisional until the formal hearing.

I am not in a position to proceed today. Investigations are continuing and I am not in a position to proceed.

A review hearing has been scheduled for July 6 this year, it added.

Phromthep, known as Dom, died two days after being found in his bedroom at Brooke House College football academy in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, it is understood.


In a statement issued on February 15, Ian Smith, head of the university, said: ‘This event has left our university community deeply saddened and shocked.

“We join in grief with all of Dom’s family, friends, former teammates and those involved in all aspects of his life, as well as everyone affected in any way by this loss in Thailand and the entire global family. of the University.

‘The university is in contact with the statutory authorities and the Royal Thai Embassy in London, and is dedicating all resources to help our student body as they process Dom’s death.


Duangphet received a scholarship from the Sport Education Project and the Zico Foundation from Thai soccer legend Kiatisuk ‘Zico’ Senamuang.

The teen’s heartbroken family and former Wild Boars teammates were reunited in grief last week as they held a religious ceremony at Wat Phra That Doi Wao temple in Chiang Rai province, Thailand.

Dom’s favorite Nike sneakers and a colorful T-shirt were on the floor below a picture of him and dozens of bouquets of flowers. In accordance with Buddhist beliefs, they prayed for Dom’s spirit to “return home”.

Duangphet Promthep was one of 12 young football players from the Wild Boars team who were trapped by rising waters for two weeks. Promthep  is pictured with members of his Wild Boar soccer team after the rescue.

Speaking at the time, his mother said that she had not slept in days after she was informed of the death of her son. But she said that she was grateful for the support that she was shown.

‘I am thankful for Dom’s friends. They have always loved and cared for each other very much,’ she said.

It has been difficult for us to sleep. We woke up at 2 am and prepared food and incense for the monks.’

Kiatisuk Senamuang, a former coach of the Thailand national soccer team and chairman of the Zico Foundation, which sponsored the talented young footballer, described himself as “shocked and stunned” by the news of the youngster’s sudden death.

The story of the wild boars, which was covered extensively by the international media, has been retold in several films, including Ron Howard’s 2022 feature ‘Thirteen Lives’ and the 2021 documentary ‘The Rescue’.