Police identify body found in Lapaha

Tongan Police have released the name of a man whose decomposed body was found yesterday in a bush area in Tongatapu.

He is identified as ‘Alekisio Taufatahi Kautai, 55, of Lapaha.

Police said: “An inquest rules for the remains of Mr. Kautai to be buried immediately due to the state of decomposition of his body.

“His remains have been released to the family today, Thursday 14th July 2016.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends at this time”.

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