Body of missing British woman found in Gulf of Thailand

Body of missing British woman found in Gulf of Thailand

Body of missing British woman found in Gulf of Thailand

Several newspapers have reported that the body of the 21-year-old from Worthing had been found out at sea, 30 miles from where she had gone missing on the island of Koh Rong.

Her remains, he said, have been returned to Koh Rong and were being taken to Sihanoukville.

Staff at Police Beach, a private party venue on the island, found her purple rucksack with her purse, phone and bank cards inside the following morning.

At the time she was last seen, Amelia was wearing a lilac floral shirt and beige cycling shorts, the charity said.

Pals and family held a vigil for Amelia Bambridge final evening, amid fears the lacking backpacker will bear drowned.

Another sister of Amelia, and her brother both wrote emotional Facebook posts confirming the tragic news.

A police dog team leaves to continue the search for missing British tourist Amelia Bambridge on Koh Rong island in Sihanoukville province on October 31, 2019.

He said Bambridge's family was with the authorities when they found the body floating amid some rocks off Koh Chhlam, an island in neighboring Koh Kong province.

Her family had travelled from England to join in with the search, which involved over 200 police officers and soldiers.

Cambodia's Deputy Navy Commander Tea Sokha told AP that the body had been spotted by a fisherman, who notified authorities.

A search party consisting of about 150 volunteers including divers, navy personnel and visitors took on the challenge of finding her.

"I'm so sorry to all her friends and family, there's nothing more I wanted then (sic) to bring her back alive and I really f****** tried".

She was travelling on her own for the first time and had been due to check out of the Nest Beach Club hostel later that day.

More than 20 people were questioned over her disappearance.

Narin said police will conduct an autopsy when the body reaches the mainland, adding that early indications pointed to drowning as the cause of death.

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