Baby is dead; charge likely
The body of 15-month-old Petero Qauqau who went missing from his home in Naqeledamu Village, Tailevu last Thursday was found by police in a swamp near the house yesterday.
Police believed he was killed.
Director of the Police Uniform Branch, Senior Superintendent Sateki Umu, who headed a 20-man police search squad, said several people were being interviewed about the death.
One or more people were likely to face charges.
Umu said the body was found just after midday in the swamp about 150 metres from the house, which was secluded from other houses in the village.
A 35-year-old Suva house girl died on a road accident on the Suva-Deuba highway near Naboro Prison Farm yesterday morning.
Another woman, the driver of the van which ran off the road and crashed into the embankment was seriously injured.
The woman who was killed was Litia Mara and the injured woman was Viniana Kaloumaira, 37, a careers officer with the Ministry of Education.
Sonny and the needle of death
New York: Thomas Lee Sonny Hays, town drunk condemned for killing a shoe store owner, seems to be changing his mind about becoming the first ever prisoner ever to die by legal injkection.
After four years on Oklahoma's death row, he had already lived a month past his first deadline for being strapped to a stretcher and having a lethal dose of curare trickled into his veins.
Hayes, 45, has insisted he would sooner be executed by any means, than face life in prison for a crime he says he did not commit.
Mexican boxing stars Leonardo Bermudz and Francisco Ortega pound away at each other during sparring at the YMCA/SYC Gymanasium yesterday. Bermudz fights Fiji's golden boy Sakaraia Ve, and Ortega fights Joe Nitiva at the National Gymnasium on Saturday.