Scuba divers continued searching the Pao River in Kalasin on Friday morning for the body of a police officer who was shot by a drug suspect the evening before and fell into the river.
Pol Cpl Saran Muthaporn and a second officer were shot while attempting to arrest the suspect at a fishing pier in Ban Dong Somboon, Tha Khantho district.
Saran, wounded, fell from the pier into the river and is assumed to have died.
A hunt is underway for Suriyan Lekphet, 48, the alleged shooter.
Divers were looking for the body throughout the night.
Saran was a drugs-suppression officer with Investigation Division 2 of Provincial Police Bureau 4.