PHUKET: A 72-year-old German woman died yesterday after falling down a flight of steep stairs at a rented house near Nai Thon Beach, said Phuket police.

Tah Chat Chai Police were notified of the incident at 7:30pm, and rushed to the scene with rescue workers.

At the house on Sakoo-Nai Thon Road, police found the body of Margret Hiller lying at the bottom of a flight of 17 stairs.