Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 4:21 PM on Tuesday 23 September

/ Front page / News

Burns victim dies in Australia

By DAWN GIBSON
Saturday, February 01, 2014

Update: 4:07PM A FORMER Fiji citizen has died in a hospital in Sydney following burns to 80 per cent of her body and face.

Monika Chetty, who sustained the injuries at the beginning of January in West Hoxton, New South Wales, was hospitalised for about a month after being found in the bushland in the area.

According to ABC News Network, the 39-year-old woman died yesterday as a direct result of the injuries. 

Australian police say their investigations are continuing and a report will be prepared for the coroner..


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Who will be in Cabinet
  2. Fiji's PM
  3. Opposition will be effective
  4. Fight not in vain
  5. Writ of Election returned
  6. Woman, 50, in hospital
  7. Friendship intact
  8. Vegetable prices up
  9. Taps run dry as crisis worsens
  10. Threatening dives

Top Stories this Week

  1. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent Thursday (18 Sep)
  2. Parties reject result Friday (19 Sep)
  3. Leader of the pack Thursday (18 Sep)
  4. No stop Friday (19 Sep)
  5. Fiji First in strong lead: Fiji Elections Saturday (20 Sep)
  6. PM's 1st mission Monday (22 Sep)
  7. FijiFirst leads Thursday (18 Sep)
  8. Elections supervisor to announce final results Friday (19 Sep)
  9. Bainimarama's promise: I will serve all Monday (22 Sep)
  10. Election office begins to receive final results Friday (19 Sep)