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Man charged with murder of pregnant wife while intoxicated

Man charged with murder of pregnant wife while intoxicated

By Semi Turaga
Wednesday 12/06/2019

A man has been charged by Police for allegedly causing the death of his pregnant wife.

The 23‑year‑old woman passed away last Friday after being allegedly assaulted by her partner at a house in Nasese.      

She was rushed to the CWM Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The 28‑year‑old man who is a farmer from Kadavu was drunk at the time of the incident.

He has been charged with one count of murder and will be produced in the Suva Magistrates Court today.

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