US tourist likely killed by elephants

January 24, 2014

BANGKOK — Park rangers in Thailand have discovered the physique of an American vacationer who was apparently trampled to demise by elephants in a reserve outdoors Bangkok, police stated immediately (Jan 23).

The lady went lacking on Jan thirteen in Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan National Park within the western province of Petchaburi, stated police Colonel Woradet Suanklaai.

She was discovered crumpled within the woods 5 days later, after a 70-individual search group was deployed, and the severity of the accidents indicated she was possible trampled to demise.

“Her arms, her wrists and different elements of the physique have been damaged, so we assumed she was trampled by elephants as a result of no people might have brought about such highly effective injury to the physique,” Col Woradet stated. Police despatched the physique to a forensic institute within the capital to find out the reason for dying, he stated.

The United States Embassy in Bangkok confirmed the demise, however gave no particulars.

Kaeng Krachan is the most important nationwide park in Thailand, overlaying almost O,000 sq m of forest. It is 200km southwest of Bangkok.

Col Woradet stated the lady, who was in her 20s, was touring alone when she left a tenting floor within the park.

“Looking on the footage she took in her digital camera, we see loads of animals, birds, snakes, lizards,” Col Woradet stated. “We assumed she needed to take footage of elephants as a result of that’s what the Kaeng Krachan National Park is legendary for. We believed she needed to seek out them and take some pictures.”


US tourist likely killed by elephants
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