Probe into alleged brawl death

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Police are investigating the alleged death of a 42-year-old man in Nausori Town last Saturday.

This was confirmed by police spokesman Wame Bautolu. He said the deceased was allegedly involved in a brawl.

“The police were called to attend to a brawl on Saturday night in Nausori Town and when they arrived, the victim was lying unconscious,” Mr Bautolu said.

“Police took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.”

He said a few people were taken in for questioning while they awaited post-mortem examination results.

Meanwhile, the victim’s family in Navuso refused to be interviewed when contacted yesterday.

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