11 Oct 2010

Woman killed in Samoa street in view of dozens of children

4:06 pm on 11 October 2010

A man allegedly slashed his estranged wife to death in public view in a Samoan village yesterday.

The man had allegedly chased his wife onto the road in Lepea village and hacked her to death with a machete.

The killing was seen by dozens of children preparing for a service at nearby St Theresa's Catholic church.