7 Feb 2006

Body of US shark attack victim in Tonga set for repatriation

9:10 am on 7 February 2006

The body of the US volunteer who died in a shark attack on Tonga, is expected to be flown home later today.

The news website Matangi Tonga reports there will be a prayer Service for Tessa Horan at three o'clock today at the Free Wesleyan Centenary Church in Nuku'alofa.

Following the service there will be a funeral procession to the Fua'amotu International Airport for Tessa to catch an Air New Zealand flight to the US.