Justice Vui Clarence Nelson, of the Supreme Court, yesterday adjourned the sentencing of 24-yearold man who threw hot water on his adopted sister in January last year.
It follows questions about his mental health raised during the proceedings.
The accused man, Talalelei Fa’aulufalega, was initially charged with murder. But when the prosecution amended the charge to manslaughter, he pleaded guilty.
He was represented in court by his lawyer, Lei’ataua Jerry Brunt.
Prosecuting lawyer Rexona Titi, of the Attorney General’s Office.