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They said it was suicide, but mum knew otherwise and now police must act

Nursing assistant Natnaree Melgul was found hanging in her home. But after finding bruises on her body her parents began to believe she had not taken her own life and set out on a hunt for justice

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When Nittaya Salae was told by police in November her daughter had hanged herself, she accepted the police version of events that it was simply a tragedy and there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. 

ANGUISH: Nittaya Salae weeping at Crime Suppression Division headquarters last month. CSD officers later told her that there were no suspicious circumstances involving her daughter’s death.

After all, Natnaree Melgul, 24, had been an unhappy young woman when she visited her mother in Surat Thani the previous month, telling her she wanted to leave her job as a nursing assistant at the Koh Samui Hospital as she was having problems with her boyfriend, a work colleague.

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