13 Oct 2004

Suspicious death under investigation in Solomon Islands

4:55 pm on 13 October 2004

Solomon Islands police are investigating what they describe as the suspicious death of Honiara businessman, Nick Constantine.

Mr Constantine was found dead at his office at Point Cruz early this morning.

A forensics team has been at the scene throughout the day.

Police are not releasing any further details but the local broadcaster, the SIBC, says a knife was found near the scene.

Mr Constantine was the general manager of Sullivans company and had for many years worked for the Solomon Islands Ports Authority and also as an announcer for the SIBC.