A 34 year old woman arrested after teenage girl dies

A 14 year old girl was rushed to Vaiola Hospital on August 16 with serious head injuries. She died at about 11 o’clock in the morning.

The victim’s injuries appeared to have been caused by a strike she received and it happened within a Nuku’alofa household. A 34 year old woman arrested by police and was due to appear in court today.

The police are looking at charging the woman with murder or man slaughter.

No further details released. Police investigation continues.



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