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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 of murdered backpacker leaves for Thailand

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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