Young woman allegedly stabbed to death; Partner in custody

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A 19-YEAR-old teenager is dead after she was alleged to have been seriously injured by her 21-year-old partner last Friday night.

The incident occurred in Colo-i-Suva.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the suspect allegedly assaulted and stabbed the victim during a heated argument over a Facebook message sent to a relative of the victim.

She said the young woman was rushed to the CWM hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The post mortem examination is expected to be conducted today.

The suspect is in custody at the Valelevu Police Station as investigations continue.

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