An autopsy has shown that the alleged gunman in the killing of an anti-Yingluck Shinawatra government protest leader died of gastrointestinal bleeding while in detention.
Sutin Tharatin, a protest leader of the anti-government People's Army and Energy Reform Network, was shot dead in January while he was campaigning against the Feb 2 elections.
Police on July 8 arrested Surakrit Chaimongkol who died in Bangkok Remand Prison on Thursday. Initial reports said he had suffered an asthma attack.
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