Man dies of suspected heart failure in Ha’apai

A man from ‘Uiha in Ha’apai collapsed and died from suspected heart failure while traveling by boat to Pangai on March 18.

Police said medical examination has confirmed the 54-year-old man’s cause of death.

He was with churchgoers in the boat when the incident happened.

They were travelling to a church meeting in Lifuka.

 

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