12 Oct 2005

Memorial service today for Samoa opposition MP

11:33 am on 12 October 2005

Samoa's opposition MP's will hold a memorial service today for their former colleague, MP Tofa Su'a Atonio Lemi.

The body of the 54 year old opposition MP was flown to Apia from New Zealand yesterday.

Tofa Su'a Atonio Lemi was allegedly murdered while on a visit to New Zealand last week.

A 47- year old man charged with the murder is due to appear in the Manukau District Court this morning.