Police in Auki have identified 11 suspects in relation to the suspicious death of a male believed to be in his 30s or 40s at Fiu Bridge in Malaita on the 6th of December 2022.
The body of the deceased whom relatives have identified to be from Fulikaomae Village in Auki Langalanga, was found underneath the Fiu Bridge on Tuesday morning.
Commissioner of Police Mostyn Mangau in his weekly press conference confirmed that the deceased sustained swells on his face and at the back of his head causing him to die.
“Post mortem was conducted and completed while the Investigations were being carried out where police in Auki have identified 11 suspects.”
“The deceased was spending the weekend with his relatives in Kilusakwalo Village to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches and that was where he was last seen.”, said Commissioner Mangau.
The death enquiry has been established while the police are continuing their investigations on the matter.
Meanwhile, Mangau also passed on his condolence to the immediate family members of the deceased for the sudden loss of their loved one and has called on those involved to surrender themselves to the police in Auki.