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A 55-year-old male patient from Ngele’ia died at the psychiatric ward at Vaiola Hospital last Friday night

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 29/08/2017

 

The Acting Superintendent of the Nuku’alofa Police Station – Tevita Vailea said another 33-year-old patient has been charged with murder in relation to the death.

 

The accused from Talafo’ou is alleged to have punched and kicked the victim during an altercation.

 

Police are awaiting the medical report to determine the cause of death including a medical report on the accused’s

mental state.

 

Both were patients at the psychiatric ward.

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