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Koh Tao Murders: Victim’s Family Raises Money To Attend Trial

BANGKOK — The family of a 23-year-old British tourist who was hacked to death on the southern island of Koh Tao last year is raising money to attend the trial of her alleged murderers in July. The battered bodies of Hannah Witheridge and another British tourist, 24-year-old David Miller, were found on one of the […]Read More

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Myanmar men accused of killing British tourists deny charges

SURAT THANI, Dec 8 – Both suspects in the case of the murdered British tourists on Ko Tao deny charges in court here today. Judge Sunawin Suriyaphan, deputy chief of the Ko Samui Court in Surat Thani province, read the charges against the two Myanmar men accused of killing two British tourists on Surat Thani’s […]Read More

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First DNA test on Koh Tao village chief’s son finds

The first result of tests on DNA taken from the son of an influential local leader on Koh Tao have shown no match with DNA found at the scene of the murder of two British tourists in September. The Institute of Forensic Science at the Police General Hospital reported on Friday that tests of a […]Read More

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Police Clarify Koh Tao Victim’s Cellphone ‘Planting’

BANGKOK — Thai police have dismissed the accusation that they planted evidence on the Burmese men accused of murdering two British backpackers in southern Thailand three weeks ago. Commentators on social media accused the police of falsely implicating the two Burmese workers, named Saw and Win, as “scapegoats” in the killing of David Miller and […]Read More

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PM insists DNA tests ‘prove’ Myanmar workers the killers

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has brushed aside criticism that the two illegal Myanmar workers charged with the murders of two British tourists on Koh Tao in Surat Thani might be scapegoats, insisting police have solid forensic evidence to prove the men killed the young couple. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More

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DNA samples from two Myanmar workers match with those collected

A police source has confirmed that DNA sample from two of three detained Myanmar workers matched with DNA extracted from semen found on a British tourist who was killed along with her compatriot on Koh Tao on September 15. The source said the DNA results will be used to obtain arrest warrants to make formal […]Read More

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Myanmar worker confesses killing British tourists on Koh Tao

A Myanmar worker has confessed killing two British tourists on Koh Tao in Surat Thani, acting Deputy Police Commissioner General Pol Gen Jakthip Chaijinda said Thursday. According to a source from the investigation team, the worker was identified as Win, 21. He worked at a bar on Koh Tao. Read more: The NationRead More