Double homicide investigation continues
December 18, 2013 6:07 pm
A 22 year old woman is in Police custody for allegedly murdering a 33 year old Tongan woman and her seven month old baby in Vuda, Lautoka yesterday.
The suspect is believed to be in a de-facto relationship with a 31 year old Tongan man who is the husband of the deceased.
Police have stated that the woman in custody was living in the same house as the victim.
Three other children – five year old twins and a three year old girl – are still in a critical condition at the Lautoka Hospital.
The three children were injured in the alleged attack while their mother and seven month old sister were pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.
Police are now investigating the alleged attack which is believed to have taken place sometime between 10am to 12pm yesterday due to a domestic dispute.