She Was Executed. Bang. Bang. Bang

Daily Telegraph July 3rd 2005She was executed. Bang, bang, bangBy Andrew Drummond in KanchanaburiThe father of Vanessa Arscott, a British backpacker who was allegedly ‘executed’ last year after seeing her boyfriend killed by a Thai policeman, made an impassioned plea for justice at a murder trial yesterday.Graham Arscott, 57, told judges in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, that […]

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Thai Policeman Given Life Over Backpacker Killings

From The TimesMay 27, 2005Thai policeman given life over backpacker killingsFrom Andrew Drummond in KanchanaburiA THAI police sergeant who shot dead a British backpacking couple ‘like rabid dogs’ near the bridge over the River Kwai was jailed for life yesterday.Somchai Wisetsingh was initially jailed for 33 years and four months for the murder of Adam […]

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Thais Feared Testifying In Tourist Murder Trial

From The Times January 15, 2005Thais feared testifying in tourist murder trialFrom Andrew Drummond in Kanchanaburi WITNESSES in the trial of a policeman accused of murdering two British backpackers said yesterday that they had been afraid of giving evidence. The court in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, heard how Vanessa Arscott, 24, was run down in the street […]

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