Police investigate circumstances of young girl’s death

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 11-year-old girl who is alleged to have committed suicide.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the victim was found by her sister inside their Vatuwaqa home yesterday afternoon.

“Investigations continue into the circumstances surrounding her death and a post mortem (examination) will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death,” Ms Naisoro said.

She said 12 people had become victims of suicide so far this year compared to eight for the same period last year.

Police have recorded 16 cases of attempted suicide cases compared to six for the same period last year.

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