she came from lower Saxony, was 26 years old and traveled through Thailand. During a trip to the island of Ko Si Chang, about 75 kilometers from Bangkok, was raped the German tourist, and then murdered. The police announced on Monday the German press Agency, was detained a 24-year-old Thai man as the suspected murderer. The man has confessed to the crime, according to a police spokesman.
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The woman had come on Sunday for a day trip to the island, in the Gulf of Thailand. Ko Si Chang is easily reached from the capital city of Bangkok and the tourist town of Pattaya is quite fast, the Crossing takes only about half an hour. After the arrival by ferry, the tourist rented around noon, a scooter to explore the island. There you should have according to Thai media, the 24 reports,-Year-old addressed.
A traveller found her body under stones
Several hours later, another vacationer place then happen to her body, hidden under several stones. The suspects are, according to the local police chiefs Ungkul Sarakul an island resident who made his money Collecting garbage. The woman was the police, since the 23. March in Thailand. Most recently, she lived in a Hotel in the city of Si Racha on the mainland, directly opposite the island.
Thailand is one of the most popular non-European holiday destinations of German citizens. In the past year, more than 880,000 Germans came, according to preliminary Figures in the Southeast Asian Kingdom.
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