7 Feb 2018

Three Samoa men in custody on murder charges

1:56 pm on 7 February 2018

Samoa police have charged three men with murder following the death of a 43-year-old man at a village east of Faleolo Airport last weekend.

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Photo: RNZI/ Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia

TV1 Samoa reported police as saying the victim was drinking alcohol with the three accused men at Sapulu village when a fight broke out which is alleged to have led to his death.

A police investigation resulted in the arrest of the three men who were in custody awaiting court appearances on 26 February.

Their names were not released.