Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha suffered a heart attack yesterday while running with her dogs in Khao Yai National Park.
According to reporter Andrew MacGregor Marshall, CPR was attempted for over an hour, but she has not regained consciousness. Her father, King Vajiralongkorn, reportedly immediately travelled by helicopter to be by her side. She was first taken to Pak Chong Nana Hospital and later transferred to Chulalongkorn Hospital in Bangkok.
EXCLUSIVE UPDATE — Several royal sources say Princess Bajrakitiyabha suffered a heart attack today while running with her dogs in Khao Yai national park.
Her father King Vajiralongkorn rushed there in a helicopter. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/nwAoL2t9bC
— Andrew MacGregor Marshall (@zenjournalist) December 14, 2022
There are rumours that the Princess has died, but so far, there has been no official confirmation. She is only 44 years old and is the eldest child of King Vajiralongkorn and his first wife and cousin, Princess Soamsawali. She is unmarried and does not have children. From 2012 to 2014, she was the Thai ambassador to Austria.