Breaking News: Two men arrested for stabbing murder of Phuket tourist Michelle Smith

PHUKET: Two suspects wanted for the stabbing murder of Australian travel agent Michelle Smith are in custody in Chumphon province and are expected to be returned to Phuket later today, the Phuket Gazette has learned.

News of the arrests came from Phuket Governor Tri Augkaradacha this morning during a meeting with local officials and tourism industry representatives.

The meeting, also attended by members of the Phuket Provincial Administration Organization, was held to arrange a much larger gathering, scheduled for Wednesday, to discuss tourist safety issues in Phuket.

Further details about the identity of the two men and how police were able to track them down are expected to come at a police press conference after the suspects’ return to the island.

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