The parents of a British tourist who was murdered in Thailand say that the weeks that have passed since her death have been "unimaginably difficult" and that they hope her killer or killers are "brought to justice."

The bodies of Hannah Witheridge from Hemsby near Great Yarmouth and David Miller, from Jersey, were discovered on a beach on the island Koh Tao on September 15.

They had both suffered severe head injuries.

Hannah and David had been at a party in Koh Tao. Credit: Reuters

"Time makes the pain of this horrendous tragedy no easier to bear. The past three weeks have been unimaginably difficult and there are no words that can adequately describe the heartache and despair that our family is experiencing.

Hannah Witheridge's parents

The family also asked for privacy as they prepare for Miss Witheridge's funeral which will take place in Hemsby on Friday.

"Due to the nature of her passing, our beautiful girl has had little privacy. Therefore, we would like to take this opportunity to ask that Hannah be allowed a well-deserved day of privacy on Friday whilst we join her many friends in a celebration of her life.

Hannah Witheridge's parents

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