Thailand: Australian tourist killed in bag snatching, stabbed in the heart

Posted on June 20, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Thailand, Tourist Killed

Australian tourist stabbed to death in Phuket bag-snatch attempt/
A PERTH travel agent was killed in a popular Thailand tourist spot last night when she was stabbed in the heart by a man trying to snatch her bag. Michelle Smith, 60, was part of a group of 10 travel agents from Perth on a tour of hotels in Phuket. She was walking along a street last night when a man on a motorcycle pulled up beside her and tried to take her bag. Ms Smith tried to fight off the man but was stabbed in the heart. Read Article

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