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32-year-old from Te’ekiu charged with murder

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 06/02/2018

 

Police have arrested a 32 year old man from Te’ekiu and charged with murder following the death of a 27 year old man from Pea on Sunday night.

 

Police spokesperson says, homicide investigation is underway after stab wounds were identified on the victim’s body at Vaiola Hospital.

 

The accused is under Police custody to appear at the Nukunuku Police Station this Thursday.

 

Police says, the accused and the deceased were consuming alcohol in Te’ekiu on Sunday.

 

The body was later discovered in Fatai and was rushed to Vaiola hospital.

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