British tourists killed in Thailand – level 1

26-09-2014 07:00

Two tourists are on holiday in Thailand. They are from Great Britain. People find their bodies on a beach. There is a hoe nearby. Blood covers it. Experts study the bodies. Then they will return them to their families.

Police show a video of a man. He is the suspect in the murder. Detectives question three men.

Difficult words: hoe (tool for gardening), suspect (somebody who is possibly guilty of a crime), murder (killing somebody).

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