Tonga navy and aircraft help as hunt for US murder suspect widens

As Tongan police continued their hunt for the US murder suspect Dean Jay Fletcher, 54, today the Tongan navy also gave a hand.

Aerial searches were being conducted as search continued into its second day.

Police and HMAF Tonga Navy were searching the northern seas of Vava’u and surrounding areas, where Fetcher is thought to have escaped in his yacht, Sea Oak.

International police alerts are in place and active inquiries are underway, Police said.

“A full investigation into the circumstances of the escape has been ordered by Commissioner Steve Caldwel”.


Tongan Police struggle to apprehend escaped US murderer

Tongan Police struggle to apprehend escaped US murderer

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