27 Nov 2018

Samoa police investigate double murder in Leulumoega

2:19 pm on 27 November 2018

The police in Samoa are investigating a gruesome double murder in Leulumoega village after two men were found dead in an open kitchen area on Friday.

A 69-year-old man and his 42-year-old son in-law were killed.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the pair's murder.

The police said there was evidence that alcohol was consumed at the crime scene.

The arrested man will appear in court on 10 December.