Norfolk woman found murdered in Thailand

DNA samples taken from the body of a woman from Norfolk who was murdered in Thailand matches that of two suspects already in custody, according to the country's police chief.

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Verdict could be delayed in Thailand murder trial

David Miller and Hannah Witheridge.

Lawyers of two men accused of murdering a Norfolk backpacker have been granted more time to organise their defence - potentially delaying a verdict.

The body of Hannah Witheridge, from Hemsby, near Great Yarmouth, was found alongside that of fellow traveller David Miller on the island of Koh Tao in Thailand last year.

Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, both 22, deny the murders.

Their lawyers appealed for more time to show the pair were being used as scapegoats by the Thai authorities.

The solicitors have previously complained of a patchy police investigation and selective use of surveillance video.

The defendants have accused police of torturing them to force them to admit killing Miss Witheridge and Mr Miller. They later retracted their confessions.

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