19 Dec 2013

Woman and 7-month-old baby dead in Fiji following domestic dispute

9:21 am on 19 December 2013

A 33-year-old woman and her 7-month-old baby are dead in Fiji following a domestic dispute.

Fiji Village online says the incident is alleged to have occurred as a result of a dispute between the 33-year-old and another woman at a settlement outside Viseisei, Lautoka.

Police received a report from health authorities that a woman and her child were brought to the hospital and were pronounced dead on arrival.

Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro says a 22 year-old-woman has been taken in for questioning.

The 33-year-old deceased and the 22-year-old suspect were both staying in the same house with a 31-year-old man.