Police: Faleatiu postmortem completed

The postmortem of a man killed during the gun battle between the Police and a family at Faleatiu has been completed. The operation was conducted last
at the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital by a visiting pathologist.

Assistant Police Commissioner, Le’aupepe Fatu Pula said the results have been sent to New Zealand.

The postmortem was to identify which bullet killed Samitoto Lapi, a father of seven.

The Police want to know if he died from a Police gunshot or one from their family’s weapons.


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