15 Aug 2015

Fiji Police investigate death on fishing vessel at sea

8:20 pm on 15 August 2015

Fiji police are investigating the death of an Asian national on board a fishing vessel in French Polynesian waters.

FBC News reports a police spokesperson saying the vessel bound for Suva ran aground on a reef near Gau yesterday with the crew needing to be rescued by a passenger boat.

The police say the man is believed to have been killed on the 30th of July by another crew member who is now in police custody.