Samoa authorities investigate infant’s death

The Ministry of Health said a preliminary investigation was conducted by Senior Ministry officials.

According to the preliminary investigation, the baby received vaccination due at 14-weeks old at Motootua Hospital on Saturday.

The baby was taken to the emergency department at the hospital in a critical condition six hours later.

“Despite swift action by the medical team, including resuscitation, the baby unfortunately passed away,” Director General of Health, Aiono Dr Alec Ekeroma said in a statement issued this morning.

Suspect Nima Momeni held over Cash App founder's death

The suspect is 38-year-old Nima Momeni from Emeryville, California. Mr Lee and Mr Momeni knew each other, police said.

According to a LinkedIn profile for Mr Momeni, he is a technology consultant and start-up owner.

BBC reports Police found Mr Lee, 43, unconscious with stab wounds on 4 April near San Francisco's city centre.

He died in hospital from his injuries.

In a news conference on Thursday, San Francisco Police Department chief William Scott announced Mr Momeni's arrest.

Honey Bear death: Family of Aiden Sagala recall horror over meth beer death

Aiden Sagala died on March 7 in Auckland City Hospital after police said he “innocently sat down for a beer after work” that was laced with methamphetamine.

Police said Sagala was not involved in importing or distributing the contaminated beer “in any way”.

Tonight, his sisters shared with Newshub the details about the last moments of his life.

Group of friends 'jumped', leaving one dead and another injured in an Auckland park

On the night of October 3, 2020, Nigel Fuatimu​ and Samtuiosa Osa​ were socialising with friends in Jellicoe Park in Manurewa, south Auckland.

“Without warning, he and his friends were jumped by some other men,” Crown prosecutor Dale Dufty told a jury on Monday.

Fuatimu​ and Osa were randomly attacked, Dufty said.

Isaac Ramese-Stanley​ and Simon Tavita​ are jointly charged with murdering Fuatimu. Kitiona Stanley​ is charged with assault with intent to injure Samtuiosa Osa.

All three have pleaded not guilty and are on trial at the High Court at Auckland.

Jamal Edwards: Cocaine sparked death of entrepreneur, coroner concludes

An inquest was held at West London coroner's court into Edwards's death at the age of 31 in February.

He was the son of musician and Loose Women host Brenda Edwards.

There was evidence of cocaine toxicity in Edwards' body, assistant coroner Ivor Collett said, adding the cause of death was cardiac arrhythmia, following cocaine use.

The coroner concluded the cause of death was drug-related.

A toxicology report found there was evidence of cocaine use and presence of cocaine and alcohol which probably caused his death.

Seven dead after explosion and fire on France's south-west coast

Several buildings were set ablaze on both sides of a street in the seaside town of St Laurent-de-la-Salanque after a blast was heard at 01:30 local time (00:30 GMT) on Monday.

Firefighters are still searching for victims in two small blocks of flats damaged by the fire.

The cause of the original explosion is not yet known.

France's Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, who visited the scene of the accident on Monday afternoon, said the current death toll of seven was only provisional while emergency services continued to search for survivors.

Auckland teen's death 'does not appear' to be linked to COVID-19 vaccine - chief coroner

In a statement, Judge Deborah Marshall said she had been aware of "ongoing speculation" about the cause of death surrounding the teenager.

"Based on the information available to date, it does not appear that the death in question is linked to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine," she said.

"However, this issue will be investigated carefully by the coroner and pertinent information will be requested from various agencies, including the COVID-19 Vaccination Independent Safety Monitoring Board."

Outrage after Zimbabwean girl, 14, dies giving birth at church shrine

Memory Machaya is reported to have died last month at a church shrine in the eastern region of Marange.

The case has exposed the exploitation of minors, as she was reportedly forced to abandon school to get married.

The United Nations urged the government to recognise child marriage as a crime and bring an end to the practice.

The organisation said it "notes with deep concern" and "condemns strongly" reports into the circumstances surrounding the death.

Samoan seasonal worker preparing to return home dies in New Zealand

This was confirmed by the ACEO for Labour Employment and Export Programme, Lemalu Nele Leilua to the Savali News.

“The deceased was one of the three men that went to do their Covid-19 tests as required by our Ministry of Health for their return home,” said Lemalu.

“All three were scheduled to return home on the flight that arrived last Friday, 12th of February.”

Lemalu said the men’s tests all came out negative, and after their tests were conducted, they returned to their accommodation, to pack their bags for their flight to Auckland to await their return home.

Prince wrongful death legal claims dismissed

Legal claims had been filed against a doctor who prescribed Prince pain medication and a pharmacy that supplied him with medicine.

Dismissals usually occur after a settlement has been reached, but such agreements often remain confidential.

The 57-year-old died in 2016 after an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl at his home in Minneapolis.

Claims that had been filed against the Walgreens pharmacy chain and Dr Michael Schulenberg, who treated Prince in the weeks before his death, have been dismissed.