By The Nation
Police said Bukhori Samarn, 22, was shot seven times near a bamboo forest in Ban Khok Sireng in Tambon Thung Phor at 1am.
He was shot twice in the head, once at his neck, twice on his torso and twice on his right thigh.
Bukhori was a Army conscript who had deserted from his base in Krabi, police said. He had deserted twice before.
Police said Bukhori was walking with a friend to a hut to drink kratom when he was attacked from behind. The friend ran away to inform police.