Police investigating after Lātū’s body found; family launch GoFundMe to get body back home

The family of Kelei Maea Latu have launched a GoFundMe to assist in the cost of bringing him back to Tonga from Australia.

Kelei Maea Latu. Photo/Supplied

Police reportedly found his body following an accident. An investigation was underway, the family said.

In the wake of his passing his family have set up the fundraiser page   with a heartfelt message being posted on the page.

The page was launched on March 28 and had a target of $20,000 to be raised.

“I am fundraising for my brother Kelei Maea Latu’s funeral”,

Latu was in Australia to join Tongans who were in that country under the Seasonal Worker Program.

He was sent to  work in a farm in Mildura before relocating to Melbourn, the GoFoundMe message read.

“Unfortunately, a tragedy accident happened and police had discover (sic) Kelei’s deceased body. Police are still investigating. This gofundme is to raise money in the hope of taking my brother’s deceased body back home. This is a devastating time for the family of sudden death of Kelei and wishes to reunite with him one last time before sending him off. Your help will be very much appreciated”, a sister of the deceased”, ‘Elenoa Fifita wrote.

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