Thai murder: Police 'optimistic'

Dyfed Powys detectives say they're 'optimistic' that further progress can be made in the Kirsty Jones murder case. Kirsty, from Tredomen, was found strangled at a guest house in Chiang Mai twelve years ago.

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Mother makes plea to trace her daughter's killer

A grieving mother from Breconshire has made a desperate plea to the people of Thailand for help to trace her daughter's killer. Sue Jones has been speaking at a news conference on the eve of the twelfth anniversary of Kirsty's death

It comes as Dyfed-Powys Police reveal that they are offering ten thousand pound reward to catch the killer. Detectives from the force have travelled with.

Mrs Jones to Bangkok and then onto the northern city of Chang Mai where Kirsty was killed. Jonathan Hill's report from Thailand.

Mother of murdered backpacker leaves for Thailand

Kirsty Jones
Kirsty Jones Credit: ITV News Wales

The mother of murdered backpacker Kirsty Jones is flying to Thailand tonight to offer a reward to help catch the killer.

Kirsty was strangled in a guest house in Chiang Mai in 2000, but her family has never given hope of getting justice.

Now Dyfed Powys Police has put up a substantial cash reward and officers from the force will be accompanying Sue Jones in Thailand as she renews her appeal for witnesses.

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