Manslaughter charges laid over head boy’s death

A 28 year-old man from Fungamisi, Vava’u, has been charged with manslaughter over the death of Kelekolio Fahiua, 17.

Police who arrested the man alleged the two had been involved in a fight.

As Kaniva News reported on December 31, Fahiua was the head boy of Kelana college also known as St. Peter Chanel college.

The news of his death came just after the college had celebrated its 50th anniversary.

The people of Vava’u were already in mourning over the death of  two members of the Mailefihi Siuʻilikutapu College brass band group in a bus crash in  New Zealand.

A third person died from injuries sustained in the crash this week.

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