Police probe launched after decomposed body found in Lapaha

Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a man’s decomposed body, they said today.

“The body was found by a member of the public in an unused bush allotment in Lapaha and notified the Police at approximately 12:30 this afternoon,” Police said.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, has “black hair and spots of grey”.

The deceased wears  “Dickies black shorts and a white or cream Aloha shirt with green pictures of fishes, palm leaves and wine glasses. He is approximately 5 feet 9 inches in height”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police, Deputy Commissioner Pelenatita Vaisuai said.

Contacts could be made to the nearest Police Station, or 32133, 7738944 or the Tonga Police Emergency Number, 922.

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