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Sisters Audrey and Noemi Belanger: no autopsy results yet

Phi Phi Deaths: No Autopsy Results Yet, Says Investigator

Thursday, June 28, 2012
PHUKET: No autopsy results for the Canadian sisters Audrey and Noemi Belanger had been received yet, the case investigating officer on the Thai holiday island of Phi Phi, Lieutenant Wisaw Senghar, said this evening.

''We've had no results back so we can't comment,'' he said. To follow international protocol, autopsy results would only be released after the family had been notified.

The bodies of sisters Audrey, 20, and Noemi, 26, were found dead in a room at the Palm Residence Phi Phi from a mysterious cause on June 15.

Autopsies were performed on the women at the Forensics Department of Bangkok's Ramathibodi Hospital on June 19 with a second round of autopsies taking place in Canada on June 22.

Results from the first autopsies are due to be released next Tuesday by officials in Bangkok. No date has been set for release of the results of the second autopsies.

The case has puzzled investigators so far but doctors say there is no point in speculation. The mysterious deaths mirror those of American Jill St Onge, 27, and Norwegian Julie Bergheim, 22, on Phi Phi in May, 2009.

Ms St Onge was cremated but Ms Bergheim's body was returned to Norway where a second autopsy that extended over a period of months failed to produce a reason for her death.

The Belanger sisters are due to be buried on Saturday.


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mmmmh, this is written in another online section of a newspaper:
Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:16:51 PM
"Krabi Police today announced that the autopsies conducted by Thai authorities on the bodies of Canadian sisters Audrey and Noemi Belanger failed to find any traces of drugs."

No results, or nor received results?
Or changed from no results received to no results to report, in the same day??

Posted by ??? on June 29, 2012 08:41

Editor Comment:

The full autopsy in Thailand was conducted at at the Forensics Department of Bangkok's Ramathibodi Hospital, not at the police hospital. The Nation reported today: Bangkok's Ramathibodhi Hospital director said the autopsy results for the two Canadian sisters who were found mysteriously dead on Phi Phi Island should be released next week. Despite confirming that the tissue samples had already been tested and results submitted to the Institute of Forensic Medicine at Police General Hospital, Dr Surasak Leelaudomlipi refused to elaborate because this is an ongoing case and the relatives of the deceased women wanted to keep results confidential.


"However, doctors have not been able to determine the cause of their death"

Please, verify your sources...

Posted by Anonymous on June 29, 2012 10:23

Editor Comment:

Please, give us your name . . .
By the way, you may have missed this, published days before the source you quote:

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