Nanuku man charged with murder of de-facto partner

Police forensics officers leaving the crime scene at Nanuku settlement in Vatuwaqa, on Monday, October 25, 2021. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

A man in his 40’s has been charged with one count of murder for allegedly causing the death of his de-facto wife.

according to police, the accused allegedly committed the offence on October 24 in their home at Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa.

“He allegedly stabbed the victim who was in her 20s, causing her serious injuries, resulting in her death,” said police in a statement.

The accused will be produced at the Suva Magistrates Court today.


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