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Autopsy On Murder Victim Held On Friday

Autopsy On Murder Victim Held On Friday
Police officers carrying out investigation at the crime scene where the student was struck at Vakamasuasua subdivision in Labasa on March 7. Photo:Shratika Naidu
March 11
11:00 2018

Police allege husband is the murder suspect

The post mortem examina­tion for the student nurse who was allegedly mur­dered in Labasa was conducted on Friday.

This was confirmed by the Police spokesperson Inspector Jokatama Qio.

“It is alleged that the husband struck her at Vakamasuasua in Labasa on Wednesday morning,” Inspector Qio said.

“She was rushed to Labasa Hos­pital where she passed away.

“The suspect is in Police custody as the investigation continues. “The weapon that the suspect used has been recovered and it’s now with Police.”

“The name of the victim is Ame­lia Catherine. She was a student of Then India Sanmarga Ikya (TISI) Sangam College of Nursing in Labasa.”

Both the suspect and the victim are 22 years old.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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