Faua Wharf death investigated by police

Police in Tonga have yet to annouced what has caused the death of a man found at Faua Wharf  about 5:30pm Monday, December 9.

It was not clear how the 56 year old died, and nothing immediately suspicious was found at the scene, police said.

A security guard first saw the man sitting outside Reef Café at the wharf.

The security guard was on his way to a ferry that arrived from Eua at 6:00pm.

The report says when the guard returned from the ferry he saw the same man but this time he was lying down. He checked and find out he was unresponsive.

Police were called to the scene and the man was rushed to Vaiola Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police investigation continues.

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