Myanmar Man Confesses To Killing 2 British Tourists In Thailand

Myanmar Man Confesses To Killing 2 British Tourists In Thailand

By News Desk | The Trent on October 2, 2014
0
Photo Credit: Shutterstock

A man from Burma (Myanmar) has reportedly confessed to killing two British tourists at a holiday island in Thailand.

Koh Tao is a popular destination for tourists [photo credit: Reuters]
Koh Tao is a popular destination for tourists (Photo Credit: Reuters)

The unnamed suspect was said to have killed 23-year old Hannah Witheridge and 24-year old David Miller in Koh Tao, a tourist island in Thailand.

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were found on the beach close to bungalows where they had been staying [Photo Credit: BBC]
Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were found on the beach close to bungalows where they had been staying (Photo Credit: BBC)

Police had promised the sum of about £13,000 to anybody with useful information on the whereabouts of the suspect. with a full inquest to take place on 6 January, according to BBC.

Millers burial is scheduled to hold on Friday, October 3, 2014, with his family requesting privacy in advance

Ian, Sue and Michael Miller said via statement: “We have been overwhelmed by the breadth and depth of support provided to us by so many here in Jersey and also by people far away. We were also particularly touched by the vigil and prayers held by good people on Koh Tao.”

Mr Miller's family said they had been particularly touched by vigils held by people on Koh Tao [photo credit: EPA]
Mr Miller’s family said they had been particularly touched by vigils held by people on Koh Tao (Photo Credit: EPA]
On their part, Witheridge’s family said: “Our family is broken and require time to grieve in private – as do Hannah’s many friends.”

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Comment

To leave a comment anonymously, simple write your thoughts in the comments box below and click the ‘post comment’ button.