Police continue to look for new evidence, because it was an unnatural death, but we have not found any,’ Police Colonel Preecha Kladsawad, deputy of Surat Thani police, said.Elise’s mother Michele van Egten says she does not believe the Thai police’s version of events amid fears authorities are working to suppress a series of grisly tourist murders.
Michele made the details of her daughter’s death public while appealing for information, saying the case would have gone unnoticed otherwise.She told magazine Der Farang that she had been promised an autopsy report by investigators that had failed to materialise. Michele said: ‘I do not believe what the police have told us. We fear somebody else was involved.
We’re more and more thinking that the police information is not the right explanation.’ Michele revealed that Elise had been travelling around Asia for the last two years, and before her death had been living at a yoga and tantra retreat on Koh Phangan.She was also part of the Sathya Sai Baba cult and lived with a self-proclaimed ‘guru’.
She the island on April 17 to return to her native Belgium, Michele said.But on April 28 she was found dead in the jungle in Koh Tao.Phone records show that Elise called her mother on Skype on April 17 before leaving on a Ferry April 19.It is not known why she alighted on Koh Tao instead of continuing on to the mainland.
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