Worker falls to death, 19 year old suicide

The death of a 42-year-old male from Vaivase-uta was reported last Friday 20th May  at 10:50am at the Moto’otua Hospital.

The deceased worked for telecommunications company, Bluesky Samoa. On that day he was working on a telephone pole behind their main headquarters at Maluafou. 

Police media officer Maotaoalii Kaioneta Kitiona said the deceased fell from a telephone pole and he was rushed to the hospital for treatment but died on arrival. 

He suffered serious head, neck and leg injuries, and it was suspected there was also internal bleeding from the impact of his fall. 

Another death reported to the Ministry of Police was that of a 19 year old male who committed suicide at his home on the 21st May. 

Maotaoali’i said the Ministry was informed that the 19 year old hanged himself. 

Police are now waiting for a post mortem report for confirmation.

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