Traveller’s motel death investigation continues

PPC Malaita province Timothy Apaesi.
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INVESTIGATIONS into the death of a young woman during Christmas season last year are continuing, says Auki police.

The incident occurred at the Traveller’s motel in Auki on December 23, 2017.

According to Provincial Police Commander (PPC) of Malaita Province Timothy Apaesi, “the case is currently under investigation and we call on the public to help the police for the right information and evidences regarding this case.

“At this stage people will want to hear the progress of our investigation.

“Currently no arrest has been made but it will depend on the investigation.

“I call on the public in Auki to work together with the police with information regarding the incident.”

Apaesi also calls on relatives of the deceased to stay calm and adhere to advice given by the police and not to create any disturbances which will cause division amongst them.

Island Sun understands that both the suspect and the deceased were close relatives.

The deceased is a young female who was accepted admission at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) for this year while the suspect is also a female.