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Body of executed pregnant woman found in Khao Sok National Park, north of Phuket | Thaiger

PHUKET: An unidentified pregnant woman was executed by gun and her body left in Khao Sok National Park, Phang Nga police said today.

The body of the woman, believed to have been in her late 20s, was found by villagers in Phang Nga’s Kapong District yesterday.

“She was wearing an orange-red maternity dress, and appeared to be pregnant,” Prajak Rodkantuk of the Kapong Police Station said.

“She had been shot in the head and the left shoulder, and also had a wound on her right leg,” said Lt Col Prajak. “I believe that she had died more than 12 hours before we found her.”

At the scene police found a 9mm bullet cartridge.

The woman’s body was transferred to Kapong Hospital.

“A doctor’s examination revealed that the woman was five months pregnant. There were traces of sperm in her vagina,”said Lt Col Prajak.

“The case is a homicide investigation. We urgently need to identify the victim, as well as catch the killer or killers.

“If anyone has a missing pregnant friend or relative, or thinks they know anything about this tragedy, please contact Kapong Police Station,” he said.

The Kapong Police can be contacted on 076 499104 or 076 449378 Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.

— Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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