Inmate dies in prison
31 March, 2018, 12:00 am
AN inmate who served 21 years of his life sentence at the Vaturekuka Corrections Centre died at the facility this week.
Police confirmed the death of the 88-year-old but withheld his identity.
The inmate has been in prison after he was sentenced in 1997 for murder. Police spokesperson Inspector Jokatama Qio said the inmate died a natural death.
“The inmate is a known diabetic patient and was in prison since 1997.”
The Fiji Corrections Service stated that they would not comment.