Tongan man who claims he shoots and kills wife in US, reports it to police

A 41-year-old Tongan man in El Cajon, California claimed he shot and killed his wife at their home when he called Police and reported the incident on Friday.

According to El Cajon media Hauati Faanunu called at 12:34 a.m. and reported that he had just shot his wife at their residence at 8202 Melrose Lane, said Lt. Kenn Nelson of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Hauati Fanunu
Hauati Fa’anunu reported to Police that he shot and killed his wife. Photo/Facebook

Deputies dispatched to the home located a dead woman with trauma to her upper body. No one else was at home, Nelson said. A short time later Faanunu turned himself in at the El Cajon Police Department.

The couple had six young children.

The name of the shooting victim as well as the cause and manner of death were pending an autopsy by the medical examiner’s office, he said.

The San Diego County Sheriff Department’s Homicide Detail asked anyone with any information regarding the death to call them at (858) 974-2321.

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