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Murder Hunt Launched After Body Of Frenchman Found On Koh Samui

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Authorities have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a dead Frenchman with multiple stab wounds on Thursday morning on Koh Samui.

The body of 44-year-old Frenchman was found laid in water close to the Tan Rua waterfall with a serious head injury and several stab wounds on his face, according to officers called to the scene.

A spokesman with the Royal Thai Police told reporters local officers arrived at the scene around 9.30am and found the body laid in the water face up, adding the deceased had suffered several blows to the head from a hard object and had been stabbed in the neck, right cheek and forehead.

The body has been sent to the Surat Thani Hospital’s forensic institute where an autopsy will be carried out and investigators already have uncovered clues after checking CCTV and questioning friends of the dead man.

The investigation continues.

UPDATE: The latest reports state the man was shot and not stabbed as initially thought.

Photo Credit: RTP Facebook

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