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Thais hold merit making ceremony for rape/murder victim on Koh Si Chang

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Officials and locals held a merit making ceremony for the German tourists raped and murdered on Koh Si Chang.

The ceremony is a Thai tradition to mark seven days since a death.

Thais hold merit making ceremony for rape/murder victim on Koh Si Chang | News by Samui Times

Twenty six year old Miriam Beelte was savagely raped and bludgeoned to death on a hillside on the island the previous weekend. 

Ronakorn Romreun, 23, has admitted to the crime and is in custody. 

On Monday district chief Chartchai Sripho-orn and Chonburi immigration policeman Pol Col Samphan Leuangsatjakun led other officials and members of the public in saying their goodbyes. 

Thai Visa / Daily News

Thais hold merit making ceremony for rape/murder victim on Koh Si Chang | News by Samui Times
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