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Body found in search for missing Briton in Thailand

Jason Parnell, with his wife Puja Credit Credit: Instagram / Jason Pula

A body has been found in the search for a British man missing after a speedboat accident in Thailand.

The Foreign Office confirmed the body was that of Jason Parnell, 46, who has been missing since the incident on Thursday, when a huge wave capsized the boat off the coast of the island of Koh Samui.

British woman Monica O'Connor, 28, also died in the accident, alongside a German man and a woman from Hong Kong, local authorities said.

The Thai tourist police said a fourth body had been found on Sunday morning but it is understood authorities are waiting for formal identification.

Mr Parnell was celebrating his first wedding anniversary with his wife Puja when the crash happened.

Mrs Parnell and Mrs O'Connor's husband Tim are both believed to have escaped unharmed.

Woman killed in speedboat accident 'was on honeymoon'

The accident happened near the island of Koh Samui on Thursday

A British woman who was killed in speedboat accident in Thailand on Thursday was on her honeymoon, according to reports.

Monica O'Connor, 28, and at least two others died when a huge wave capsized their boat off the coast of Koh Samui.

Meanwhile a search operation has resumed for a missing British man, Jason Parnell, 47, who was celebrating his first wedding anniversary with his wife Puja when the crash happened.

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