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Thailand conducts autopsies on Koh Tao murder victims

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014 6:00PM UTC Thai officers walk near the bodies of two British tourists Monday after they were found on a beach in Koh Tao. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand have conducted autopsies on two British tourists whose bludgeoned bodies were found on a scenic resort island this week.

Thai police question British men over Koh Tao murders

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014 5:43PM UTC The body of slain British tourist David Miller,  wrapped in plastic sheet, is carried to a forensic police facility in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

Plot twists abound in an ongoing murder investigation on the idyllic Thai island of Koh Tao. Police have questioned two British backpackers and nine Burmese migrants in connection with the crime, but with each update the case’s prime suspect seems to change.

Down the memory hole: Thaksin’s name removed from Thai textbook

By Tue, Sep 16, 2014 9:59AM UTC Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Pic: AP.

In a move that would make the Ministry of Truth proud, Thomas Fuller of the NYT reports: His legacy is inseparable from the past decade of political tumult in Thailand, but high school students will not find the name Thaksin Shinawatra in the history textbooks that the country’s military junta recently

Thai media’s early naming of Koh Tao murder victims a serious breach of ethics

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 10:15PM UTC Thai officers walk near the bodies of two British tourists Monday after they were found on a beach in Koh Tao. Pic: AP.

Two British tourists were found dead on the southern Thai island of Koh Tao on Monday morning. Local police say that their bodies were naked, with severe wounds to their heads and a blood-stained hoe was found next to them on a rocky beach. The victims are believed to be a 24-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman. The UK Foreign Service is “urgently” investigating and there were unconfirmed reports that the island was temporarily put on a ‘lockdown’.

Thailand: 2 British tourists found dead on Koh Tao

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 4:51PM UTC Koh Tao is popular for its stunning beaches and diving opportunities. Pic: Fergal Barry- Murphy (2005).

BANGKOK (AP) — Police say the bodies of two British tourists were found naked with gruesome head wounds on a beach at a popular island in southern Thailand.

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