Samoa Police investigate civil engineer’s death

Samoa Police Service are investigating an incident during the early hours of Saturday which claimed the life of Jeremiah Malaki Tauili’ili.

The young civil engineer’s death has sparked controversy with some people taking to social media to vent their frustrations at police investigations.

“At this point no arrests have been made as investigation is still continuing,” police said in a statement Thursday night.

“There have been a lot of speculations and threats made on social media, SPS urges the public not to take the law into their own hands but allow the law to take its course. Threats to any person(s) or damages to properties as a result of such actions is a criminal offence.”

Police are encouraging the public to contact the Criminal Investigation Division on 22222 if anyone has information into the circumstances surrounding Tauili’ili’s death.