Police investigate suspected brutal murder in Honiara

Police pull one of the bodies into the back of a police van

Police pull one of the bodies into the back of a police van

Police are this morning continuing investigations into the suspected brutal murder of a Chinese couple who operated the LGZ bottle shop, a restaurant and a general merchandise shop- all under one roof at town Ground, West Honiara.

The couple was found by police inside their restaurant on Easter Monday morning after a tip off from a security guard.

The scene yesterday

The scene yesterday

Police were still confirming the time of deaths, however they suspected the deaths occurred over the weekend.

Unconfirmed reports alleged the bodies had stab wounds and covered in blood.

However, the Crime and Intelligence Unit declined to provide further information about the deaths as Police Forensics are this morning still investigating the cause of death.

A crowd at the scene yesterday

A crowd at the scene yesterday

SIBC News was informed at the scene, the last time the business opened its doors was on Saturday.

The bodies were later taken to the National Referral Hospital morgue for further investigation by Police.

 

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