23 Feb 2005

Reports say man stabbed to death outside presidency in French Polynesia

11:08 am on 23 February 2005

Reports from French Polynesia say a man has been stabbed to death within the premises of the presidential palace occupied since last year.

Tahitipresse news agency says the incident happened this morning and police are investigating.

RFO public radio says the incident is believed to have been a suicide.

Last weekend a foreign journalist was attacked in the street just outside the palace.