Avu Avu Gruesome Murder Investigations Continues

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Investigation still ongoing on Avu’avu’s gruesome murder.

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Investigative Unit are still ongoing with its investigation on the alleged murder of a young school girl last year in Avu Avu, Weather coast of Guadalcanal Province.

Police Commissioner Matthew Varley confirmed that so far they have interviewed several people who have helped them with their investigation and have charged one person.

Mr Varley said there are two suspects been identified but they are not yet been charged as there not much evidence been provided to actually lead to their charge.

“There are two other suspects that have been identified but at this stage we have insufficient evidence to cooperate their involvement but we are still reviewing that,” he said.

He added they have also seek for further advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) as to whether they have evidence so that anyone else to be charged.

Mr Varley said Police have charged the Prime Suspect. He is now at the custody awaiting his appearance before the courts.

“At the moment the prime suspect has been charged and is waiting to appear before the courts,” he said.

The gruesome tragic incident occurred on Tuesday 14 November, last year, a young girl by the name Elsie had intend to go home from school and was allegedly approached by three men armed with bush knifes.

It was alleged the poor young girl was brutally murdered with bush knife wounds and a rope tied around her neck. Her body was found three days later on 17 November 2017 beneath a tree near the bush.

Mr Varley then appeal to the people living in the area to assist the police with its investigation into the matter.