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Twenty seven year old died from homicide

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 05/02/2018

A 27 year old man from Pea died last night following severe stab wounds at Vaiola hospital and Police are treating it as homicide case.


The deceased died upon arrival at the hospital.


The Acting Superintendent of the Nuku’alofa Police Station- Tevita Vailea says they have arrested a 32 year old man around 3am this morning in relation to the incident.


Information from Police indicates that the suspect and the deceased were drinking alcohol in Te’ekiu.


The deceased’s body was found near the road in Fatai and was taken to the hospital.


Police Investigation continues.

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