Two British tourists found dead Thai beach
15 September 2014, 12:31
Bangkok - 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.
Police Col. Prachum Ruangthong said Monday the man and the woman were found dead on a rocky beach on Koh Tao, an island in Surat Thani province known for its diving sites and serene beaches.
The victims' clothes and a hoe with blood stains were found nearby, he said. Police suspect the two were slain with the hoe, leaving deep wounds on their heads, Prachum said.
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Police were checking closed circuit TV footage at nearby restaurants, hotels and shops for clues, he said.