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Facebook dating leads to trans woman’s murder in Thailand

Victim stabbed to death by younger sex partner in a hotel over money dispute

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6th October 2013 01:01

Alessia Valenza

Facebook led to the killing of a 38-year-old transgender woman in a beach resort province in Thailand.

Ironically, it also led to the arrest of the 21-year-old who had stabbed the woman to death in a hotel in Sakaew in eastern Thailand.

Investigations after the discovery of the body of the victim, identified only as Kornsirinya, in a pool of blood in a hotel room led police to the Facebook account of the victim.

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