Dead man found floating in tank

By Ioana Tupa’i ,

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According to the Police report, the defendant had allegedly raped the victim three times between August 2014 and November 2014.

According to the Police report, the defendant had allegedly raped the victim three times between August 2014 and November 2014. (Photo: File)

The Police are investigating the death of a 38-year-old male who was found floating unconscious in one of the water tanks inside the Alaoa Power Plant at Vailima.

The death was confirmed by Police spokesperson, Auapaau Logoitino Filipo. 

He said they could not identify if the deceased was an employee at the Alaoa Power Plant and how he entered the compound.

The deceased was found by an Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C.) Manager at 9am on Thursday last week.

He immediately reported the matter to the Ministry of Police at 10.30am on the same day.

In the meantime, Police cannot reveal personal information of the deceased as they’re trying to determine the cause of death.

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