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Young man with major injuries died at the hospital

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 27/11/2018

Police have confirmed that the young man found with major injuries by the road in Ha’atafu on Sunday afternoon has died at Vaiola hospital yesterday.

It is believed that the cause of death was from the major injuries he sustained.

The victim has been identified as Paea ‘Olikoni Lolohea, a 19-year-old from Kolomotu’a.

Police have arrested two young men from Ha’atafu in relation to the incident and are still under Police custody while investigation continues.

A post mortem is expected to be carried out soon.

Meanwhile, police also confirmed this morning that the mother of the abandoned baby found in Nukunuku last week has been identified.

No charges have been made yet as Police are still waiting for the medical reports.

Investigation continues.

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