Homicide inquiry after Halaleva shopkeeper dies

A homicide inquiry has been launched into the death of a Chinese man in Halaleva.

Police did not release any further details  as they are still atempting to contact next of kin.

In a statement released to media this afternoon police say a male Chinese National was admitted to the hospital at around 23:30hrs Thursday 20th February, 2014 after his friends found him unconscious at his shop.

 He passed away this morning Friday 21st February, 2014 at around 0700hrs at Vaiola Hospital, the statement says.

Police are treating this case as a homicide and appeals for help from members of the public that have any information that could help with this Investigation to contact Police Emergency Number 922.

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