A man, 26, suspected of stabbing his girlfriend in Ma’ufanga has committed suicide Tuesday 6 Tongan police have confirmed.
Police were called to a property in Ma’ufanga where the body of the deceased was found.
The man has not been identified but said he was from Mataika, Vava’u and has just moved to Ma’ufanga.
He was in the middle of a police investigation after his girlfriend was stabbed on May 5.
The girlfriend is recovered in the hospital.
The deceased was allegedly upset when he called his girlfriend’s mobile and a man answered his call.
He arrived at her house and stabbed her before fleeing the scene.
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Na'e ma'u atu ha tangata ta'u 26 kuo ne taonakita 'i Ma'ufanga 'i he 'aho Tusite 6 ko ha lau papau ia mei he kau polisi.
Na'e fetu'utaki ki he kau polisi ke nau vakai'i ha 'api 'i Ma'ofanga 'a ia na'e 'ilo ai 'a e sino o e pekia.
Ko e tangata ni 'a ia kuo pehe pe ko 'ene ha'u mei Mataika, Vava'u ko 'ene toki hiki atu pe ki Ma'ufanga ka na'e mahalo'i ia 'e he kau polisi ki hano hoka hele'i 'a hono kaume'a fefine 'i he Tusite 'aho 5.
'Oku fakaakeake 'a hono kaume'a 'i fale mahaki.
'Oku pehe na'e mamahi 'a e pekia 'i he'ene ta atu 'ana ki he telefoni to'oto'o 'a hono kaume'a 'oku tali mai ia 'e ha siana kehe.
Na'a ne a'u atu ai pe ki he 'api hono kaume'a 'o hoka hele'i ki mu'a pea ne hola mei he feitu'u ne fai ai e hoka hele.