No foul play suspected after man’s body found on Tongatapu roadside, police say

Police said there were no signs of foul play after a body was found face down on the side of the road in Tongatapu’s Tokomololo village during the early hours of May 5.

As Kaniva News reported recently, 50-year-old Kepueli ‘Ahome’e’s body was discovered by a passer-by.

Photos and streamed videos taken at the scene were shared on social media.

Police reportedly said that there was no indication of foul play.

It is understood a post-mortem examination was cancelled after recommendation by the Minister of Health due to ‘Ahome’e’s known health conditions.

Meanwhile, ‘Ahome’e is being remembered as a “friend to many”.

“It is with deep sadness we announce the tragic and sudden passing of our  brother, father, uncle and friend to many,” a tribute on Facebook said.  

Another tribute described him as “tangata angalelei koe mo fklogologo”.

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