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Young man died following a brawl at Tu’anekivale

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 30/09/2019

A 19-year-old boy died at Prince Ngu hospital over the weekend following a brawl with a teenager.

The incident happened at Tu’anekivale, Vava’u late on Saturday night.

A reliable source told Radio Tonga News this morning, the deceased was drinking alcohol with others and he ended up fighting with a 16-year-old boy.

The deceased was rushed to hospital after the brawl but died on the way.

Police arrested the 16-year-old boy who had been involved in this fight and he’s currently under Police custody awaiting to appear in Court.

Meanwhile, a post mortem will be held to verify the cause of death.

Police continues investigation.

© Radio and Television Tonga News