20 Aug 2019

American Samoan murderer on stabbing charge

3:28 pm on 20 August 2019

A convicted murderer in American Samoa has been charged with stabbing a fellow inmate with a knife.

Samoa News reported Faufano Faauliuli was facing a first degree assault charge for the stabbing inside the Territorial Correctional Facility.

The victim is in the LBJ Hospital following the attack.

Faauliuli is serving a 30-year sentence for killing his brother several years ago, on the island of Aunu'u.