12 Apr 2018

Murder charge in Samoa after drunk altercation

2:52 pm on 12 April 2018

A young man from Vaitele-fou in Samoa will appear in court on May 5 to answer a murder charge after he allegedly ran a friend over with his car, killing him.

Police spokesperson Auapa'au Logoitino Filipo said the accused had been drinking with the victim who'd gotten agitated.

The accused then allegedly got into his car and drove over his drinking mate.

The victim was declared dead upon arrival at the national hospital who reported the matter to Police.