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Homicide Investigation

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05th February, 2018 Police have launched a homicide investigation after a 27-year-old man from Pea died last night, Sunday 4 February.

Police were advised by the hospital last night at around 10:00pm of receiving a male person with stab wounds at the emergency room, who was dead on arrival and acted on the information received without delay.

A 32 year-old man from Te’ekiu was arrested by Police at around 3:00am this morning (Monday 5).

Information received by Police so far indicates that the suspect and the deceased were drinking alcohol at a place in Te’ekiu. The deceased’s body was found near the road at Fatai and was taken to the hospital.

Police Investigation continues.

ENDS

For further Information please contact: Telesia Adams, Tonga Police Media & Communication Officer, Tonga Police Headquarters, Longolongo; – Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it phone (676) 23 323 EXT. 125

Last Updated ( Monday, 05 February 2018 13:01 )  

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