Pair Convicted of Koh Tao Murders Have Lost an Appeal Against the Death Penalty

Two migrant workers convicted of killing a pair of British tourists in Thailand have lost an appeal against the death sentence, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Agence France-Presse reports that Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, also known as Wai Phyo, both Myanmar nationals who worked on the Thai resort island of Koh Tao, now have 30 days to file an appeal at the Supreme Court.

The pair were convicted for the September 2014 murder of David Miller, 24, and the rape and murder of Hannah Witheridge

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