Sunday, February 26, 2017
British Tourist Found Dead After Full Moon Party on Ko Phangan
Thai Visa News reports that a British tourist found dead in Thailand sent chilling final messages about a "scary guy in a face mask" and people wanting to kill him shortly before he vanished. Andrew Apperley, 38, from Eastbourne, Sussex, was reported missing four days after failing to return from a Full-Moon Party on the paradise island of Ko Phangan on February 12.
In the early hours of February 13, the dad-of-one sent an alarming series of messages on WhatsApp and Facebook telling pals he was in the danger.
Commentary: Full Moon parties on remote island beaches is not all fun and games people! They’re a magnet for thieves out to rip you off or cut your throat! How many mysterious tourist deaths can be traced back to these Full Moon island parties at different spots now? I’ve lost count.