Thai police arrest three suspects

A 64-year-old British yacht skipper was attacked by robbers and thrown overboard as he tried to prevent them taking his dinghy in Thailand on Monday.

Police have arrested three Burmese fishermen in connection with the murder, which took place near the island of Koh Dong, approximately 40 miles west of Satun province.

The body of Malcolm Robertson has yet to be found. His wife, Linda escaped with minor injuries.

The retired couple, from Eastbourne in Sussex, had been sailing their 44ft
(13 metre) yacht, Mr Bean, from Phuket to Langkawi, Malaysia.

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