Search for missing Russian, body parts found

Divers have been searching the waters off Koh Tao

Police divers searching for the missing Russian tourist, twenty-three-year old Valentina Novozhenova, have recovered body parts from the sea.

A team of nine divers were searching the waters about four hundred meters off the Cape View Point on the island of Koh Tao, Thailand when the discovery was made.

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The area is known to be popular with divers and also dangerous due to the rocks and swirling currents.

Read – No leads in hunt for missing Russian tourist

On shore officers also found a green vest and a pair of sunglasses that they believe belonged to Ms Novozhenova.

The body parts, thought to be only flesh and bones, have been taken to the police lab for DNA testing in an attempt to make a formal identification.

Report by BangkokJack News Team