Human remains found on Koh Samui

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The skull and bones of an unidentified person were found on forested land near a fruit orchard on Koh Samui in Surat Thani on Tuesday evening.

The Borphud police station on the island-district was alerted to the discovery at 5.30pm.

A villager spotted the bones among trees about 200 metres from the side of Ban Lamai-Ban Mae Nam road. The bones were still intact and were under clothes.

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Police checked the scene and found a cutter, a red mobile phone sleeve and a pair of sandals near the remains.

There were no identification documents at the scene and police could not tell whether the remains belonged to a man or a woman, or a Thai or migrant worker.

Police have failed to mention whether the sandals and clothing were common for a man or a woman.

The remains were sent to the Samui Hospital for further examination. – The Nation

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