Police investigates death of woman in Fasiitoouta


Among the nine autopsies to be conducted is a woman that was found dead with severe injuries to her face. 

The incident was reported from Fasito’outa. 

This matter, according to Deputy Police Commissioner Papalii Monalisa Tiai-Keti was reported to the Ministry of Police and Prisons last Saturday. 

The 49-year-old woman suffered severe injuries to her face. The Deputy Commissioner said the woman had bruises on her face. She said they suspect the woman was assaulted, but they are waiting on the autopsy report. 

In this case, the woman is from Siumu and Sala’ilua Savaii but she’s married to a man from Fasitoo where the police suspect the alleged assault occurred.  

Papalii did not provide any further details about the cause of death, other than confirming that the Criminal Investigation Division investigations are continuing.