Koh Rong

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Anyone notice the vastly disproportionate number of deaths occurring on this island over the past 6 months or so?
Almost like there is a serial killer living there.
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frank lee bent wrote:Anyone notice the vastly disproportionate number of deaths occurring on this island over the past 6 months or so?
Almost like there is a serial killer living there.
It's been mentioned on several forums, it is indeed creepy. Very creepy.
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I had intended to visit a friend there in a few weeks.
Canceling that idea.
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Very sinister goings on it seems. Reminds me in a way of the Parvati Valley in Northern India during a time of murders and missing persons over a ten/fifteen year period. Rumors would abound of drug cartels, a crazy murderer living in the valley, bandits and the like with no-one being arrested. Central America seems to be experiencing a spate of western murders recently (mostly young women) as well. I guess there are always going to be dark spots for travellers/expats who live in regions of relative poverty.
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Perhaps, perhaps also it's due to the party lifestyle of those who go there. It seems to have become rave island to some degree.
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I recall Charles Sobrhaj in a rather similar setting.
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frank lee bent wrote:I recall Charles Sobrhaj in a rather similar setting.
His was an amazing story, he wiped out quite a view backpackers at his guesthouse in Bangkok by slow poisoning and if I remember correctly a couple were dumped in Pattaya and due to non-identification were buried by the authorities before proper autopsies were performed.

That's what was concerning when that first 50+ US lady was found on Koh Rong, natural causes assumed and then at insistence proper autopsy concluded murder.

Is it about 4 recent strange deaths now ?
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I'm heading to Koh Rong this weekend. If you don't hear from me, send out a jungle search team.
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She has reportedly been found. I can only assume what is a friend just updated their "Looking For" post on the facebook groups. I tried to find the Facebook link but I couldn't seem to locate the thread again.

Likely true, I am glad another young person didn't fall victim to El Diablo Rong
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giblet wrote:I'm heading to Koh Rong this weekend. If you don't hear from me, send out a jungle search team.
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