Mystery as 25-year-old model is found dead in the lobby of a Bangkok apartment building – as chilling footage shows a man dumping her limp body in a lift

  • Thitim 'Bell' Noraphanpiphat was found dead in an apartment lobby on Tuesday
  • She was seen being dragged into a lift by a man and she appeared to be limp
  • Police have not formally identified a suspect in the death of the Instagram model

Mystery surrounds the death of a model after her lifeless body was found dumped inside a lift at an apartment block in Bangkok. 

Thitim 'Bell' Noraphanpiphat, 25, was found dead in the building's lobby on Tuesday morning but police have said it is too early to name any suspects. 

Chilling footage has emerged that appears to show a man carrying her body into the elevator, placing her on the floor and then walking away.  

Surakit Sitiwilai of the Bukkhalo Police Station told Thai media that they are waiting for the autopsy report.

Thitim 'Bell' Noraphanpiphat was found dead in the lobby of a Bangkok apartment block on Tuesday morning but police have said it is too early to name any suspects

Thitim 'Bell' Noraphanpiphat was found dead in the lobby of a Bangkok apartment block on Tuesday morning but police have said it is too early to name any suspects

Surakit Sitiwilai of the Bukkhalo Police Station told local media they are waiting for the autopsy report. Ms Noraphanpiphat os seen in an Instagram post

 Surakit Sitiwilai of the Bukkhalo Police Station told local media they are waiting for the autopsy report. Ms Noraphanpiphat os seen in an Instagram post

The woman's body had no visible injuries. 

He said no suspects have been identified. 

In the CCTV footage, Ms Noraphanpiphat looks limp as she is dragged into a lift by a man.

A man who was questioned by police claimed he took the model to his home after she was 'too drunk' to tell him her address following an event they both worked at.

He told police she passed out before he could find out where she lived before letting her sleep in his bed and calling one of her friends to come and pick her up.

The man, who was released by police after questioning, admitted he took Ms Noraphanpiphat into the lobby while she was unconscious, but said he did nothing wrong. 

Chilling CCTV footage showed Ms Noraphanpiphat in a state where she appeared to be limp as she was being dragged into a lift by a man

Chilling CCTV footage showed Ms Noraphanpiphat in a state where she appeared to be limp as she was being dragged into a lift by a man

In social media posts he denied that he had done anything to hurt or drug Ms Noraphanpiphat. 

'I promise I won't run away because I'm innocent. I may be a jokester, but I'm a gentleman. … If you're listening Bell, please understand me,' he said. 

Ms Noraphanpiphat boasted more than 73,000 Instagram followers at the time of her death and her fans flocked to her social media pages to pay tribute to her. 

'RIP, Belle, wish you happiness in the next world,' one person wrote.

Others wished that she was in a better place now.

Another wrote: 'Was shocked by the news.'  

The 25-year-old boasted more than 73,000 Instagram followers at the time of her death and her fans flocked to her Instagram page to pay tribute to her

The 25-year-old boasted more than 73,000 Instagram followers at the time of her death and her fans flocked to her Instagram page to pay tribute to her

Thitim 'Bell' Noraphanpiphatl is left for dead in the lobby of a Bangkok apartment building

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