Canadian Sisters found dead on Phi Phi Island
Pattaya daily news have new updates on the story :
"Their death is under investigation. Next post mortem examination in Bangkok.
Pol.Maj.Gen.Jamroon Ruenrom- commissioner of Krabi police conducted a forensic investigation of room #103. The police did not find any trace of violence but found several pills in the room. Including Ibuprofen an anti-inflammatory drug which should be taken with precaution and should not be mixed with alcohol.
Pol.Maj.Gen.Jamroon could not conclude the cause of their death, they have to wait for the autopsy at the Royal Thai Police hospital in Bangkok.
There are many pubs that serves a popular cocktail which is made from mushrooms. A tourist said that there were special mushrooms on the menu on Pangan island and Samui island and and also on Phi Phi island. Local name is “Khee Kwai ” or magic mushroom, which is popular among tourists. When consumed, this kind of mushroom will cause heavy intoxication.
Lieutenant Pongpan Waiyawat, of the island's police force told AFP the 2 dead women were sisters.
"We have to wait for the post-mortem to determine the cause of death but based on initial investigations there's no sign of violence in their room."
Last week the story was first publish in Phuket Gazette quoted on Thai Visa website
klongmuang, an member in Thai Visa site published that: "A Norwegian and an American lady died there mysteriously two years ago within hours of each other after they became sick. They exact cause never came to light, some alleged poisoning. The autopsies did not produce any results, except that food poisoning was exempted"
Phuket Gazette quoted Lt Siwa Saneha of Phi Phi Island Police Station: “We received a report at about 9pm yesterday, that two tourists' bodies were found in the same hotel room at the Phi Phi Palms Residence.
...The sisters, one aged 20 and the other aged 26, checked in to the hotel on Tuesday.
"The 2 sisters went out and came back the day they died ” he said.
A maid found the sisters. After repeated attempts to rouse the women, she obtained a master key, opened the doore, and found the two sisters dead.
Lt Col Rat Somboon of Krabi Provincial Police told the Phuket Gazette that officers at the scene believed that the women had died about 12 hours before their bodies were found.
Police suspect poisoning he said.
“There was a lot of vomit in the room, and both bodies showed similar signs [of trauma]. They had skin lesions and it seemed that they had bled from the gums. Also, their fingernails and toenails were blue,” Col Rat explained.
The women’s bodies are now being kept at Krabi Hospital in Krabi Town.
In this Article - second Photo shown from Phuket Gazette taken by Kritsada Mueanhawong