Afa murder victim named

Tongan Police have named the Afa man who was murdered following a fight in the village last week.

He was 49-year-old ‘Aisea Tu’ineau Latu.

Three men, aged between 18 – 25, were arrested in relation to Latu's death.  

Police Commissioner, Grant O’Fee said the deceased was on his way home from a Kava Club at around 1:10 am when he allegedly got into an argument with the suspects who were drinking alcohol.

A fight broke out and the victim was rushed to hospital but died along the way.

Police investigation continues while awaiting results of the post mortem to determine the cause of death.

The three suspects are remanded in Police custody and to appear at the Mu’a Magistrate Court on August 16, 2014.

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