Noro death suspicious: Police



POLICE in the western province are investigating the death of a man in Noro, said to be in his 30s.

The death is being treated as ‘suspicious’, according to police in Noro.

Provincial Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu said the incident occurred at the Noro main road opposite to the Telekom office building.

He said the deceased had reportedly fell and hit his head on the road.

“Information is still not clear but initial reports say the deceased and two of his relatives were walking along the Noro main road opposite to the Telekom Office when all of a sudden the deceased fell down on the tarmac and hit his head.”

“The male person, believed to be part Shortlands and Bougainville, was rushed to a local clinic but was pronounced dead upon arrival.”

Police have appealed to relatives of the deceased to allow police to carry out investigations and not to take the law into their own hands.

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