Dead body found underneath Fiu Bridge, Police says it is Suspicious


Police at Auki in Malaita Province have removed a dead body found underneath the Fiu Bridge in Central Kwara’ae this morning (6 December 2022).

Provincial Police Commander for Malaita Province, Superintendent Leslie Kili confirmed that the dead body is of a male person in his 30s or 40s.

Superintendent Kili says, Police believed that it was a suspicious death because the deceased had swelling on his face and at the back of his head.

The deceased was identified by his relatives from Fulikaomae Village in Auki Langa Langa. The body is currently at Kilufi Hospital morgue for post mortem to assist police in their investigation.

The deceased spent last weekend with his relatives at Kilusakwalo Village to watch the World Cup 2022. 

He was last seen at Kilusakwalo on the evening of 3rd December 2022. 

The Provincial Police Commander said a death inquiry has been established and investigation into the suspicious incident continues.

“My condolences to the immediate family of the deceased during the great sadness and the loss of their loved one,” Mr Kili said.

Police call on anyone in and around the area who may have any information related to the incident to assist police.


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