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PHITSANULOK – A man arrested for possessing seven speed pills has died while in custody at Phitsanulok prison. 

Prison officials say Surat Sributra was beaten to death by other inmates following a minor argument, but his cousins suspect he may have been killed because he exposed a big drug dealer.

Police at Wang Thong station said Surat, 31, was found dead on Friday. He had been arrested on Thursday and his cousins were preparing to bail him out, but instead they were called to claim his body.

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