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