A former Member of Parliament for Aiga i le Tai described as a “hero of the fa’asamoa” has passed away.
Leva’a Sauaso, of Apolima, died upon arrival at the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital on Wednesday night, Dr Penehuro Tapelu confirmed. Dr Tapelu could not comment on the details of Leva’a’s death.
But Assistant Police Commissioner, Le’aupepe Fatu Pula said a firearm is believed to have caused the death. He confirmed that a firearm was involved.
While suicide is suspected, the Assistant Commissioner said it’s too early to say.