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But her parents slammed Thai police for failing to properly investigate the death.
Frenchman Dimitri Povse, 29, was found hanged in a bungalow on the island on New Year's Day 2015 and his death was ruled as suicide despite his hands being tied behind his back.
British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were murdered there in 2014.
Police said Witheridge, 23, had been raped and bludgeoned to death and Miller 24, had suffered blows to his head.
Elise fled 2.5km through the jungle to Tanote Bay and took a room at the Poseidon Resort where she booked another ticket for Bangkok leaving on April 24.
Eight days later locals living near the island's idyllic Tanote Bay found Elise's body after becoming suspicious of a monitor lizard going back and forth into the jungle.
They followed the animal and discovered that it had been feeding on Elise's remains, which were found among rocks behind the Tanote Family Bay Resort.
The backpacker had to be identified using dental records and previous X-rays.
Elise's mother Michele van Egten says she does not believe the Thai police's version of events amid fears authorities are working to suppress a series of grisly tourist murders.She the island on April 17 to return to her native Belgium, Michele said.But on April 28 she was found dead in the jungle in Koh Tao.Police told Elise's mother Michele that her daughter had taken her own life by hanging herself from a tree around three days before she was found.But no suicide note or message were recovered and Michele is desperate for information surrounding the mysterious death.
She would not write in her passport number - unlike other guests, insisting she would supply it later, the worker said.