Chicken hunter killed after falling into hole

A man who died at Fogatuli Savai’i last month was the result of a freak accident.

Assistant Police Commissioner and Spokesperson Fauono Talalelei Tapu said the man, whose name is withheld, was hunting chicken when he fell into a hole called a ‘mako.’

“He was rushed to the Fualalo District hospital for treatment and was then transferred to Tuasivi Hospital following the worsening of his condition. “He died on Friday 29 November.”

No autopsy was required to determine the cause of death.


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