POLICE in Honiara have arrested a suspect in relation to the death of a 31-year-old male person after being found with a wound to his body outside his rented house in the Koloale area of Central Honiara on June 17, 2018.
The Serious Crime Team within the National Criminal Investigation Department of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) has taken over the investigation into the incident.
Assistant Commissioner (AC) Crime and Intelligence, Ian Vaevaso says, “The alleged incident happened in the early morning of Sunday June 17, 2018.”
“The deceased was seen lying outside his rented house with a wound to his right neck above the collar bone.
“He later died at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara.
“Currently my officers are conducting investigation into the death and arrangements are being made for a post-mortem to be carried out on the body.”
“Police have arrested a suspect in relation to the death but we ask the general public who may have any information on the incident to come forward and report it to police.
“Police extend its sympathy and condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased after your great loss.
“I appeal to relatives of the deceased and suspect not to take the law into your own hands but allow police to investigate the incident,” says Vaevaso.