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Thai man in court over Brit death

The 26-year old Thai man accused of shooting dead British tourist Stephen Ashton at a New Year's Eve party has appeared in court. He told ITV News he wants to say sorry to his family, adding "I know I have done wrong."

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Briton died on Thai island famous for Full Moon parties

A Full Moon party on the Thai island of Koh Phangan Credit: ITV News/Darren Burn

The Thai island of Koh Phangan, where 22-year-old Stephen Ashton is believed to have been killed in crossfire between rival gangs, is a popular party destination for tourists.

It is famous for its monthly Full Moon parties on Haad Rin Beach which draw thousands of tourists, especially at this time of year.

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