Police probe Tasimboko death

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Police in Guadalcanal Province are investigating the death of a 50 year-old man at Kaio Village, Tasimboko area of North-East Guadalcanal.

The body of the deceased had been transported by police to the National Referral Hospital for a post mortem.

Acting Provincial Police Commander for Guadalcanal Province, Superintendent Nixson Manetoga said officers at Tetere Police Station were informed by the public on Saturday about a dead body discovered at Kaio Village.

He said forensic officers with investigators attended the scene where the body was found.

The death he said was suspicious as there were obvious injuries on the neck and legs of the deceased, but so far no suspect had been identified.

Superintendent Manetoga said the alleged incident could have happened on Friday night before it’s discovery the next morning.

He appealed to family and relatives of the deceased to work together with the Police in providing information on the suspicious death.

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