29 Oct 2014

Samoa man charged over cousin's death in fire

5:12 pm on 29 October 2014

The police in Samoa have charged a 21 year old man from Fogapoa village in Savaii with murder in relation to the death of a 23 year old woman in a house fire.

The woman's body was found in a family home destroyed by fire a week ago.

The police say the accused is a cousin of the dead woman, and that they were the only people at the house at the time of the fire.