2 Apr 2008

Police in New Caledonia arrest man over suspected killing of a French/Australian citizen

1:00 pm on 2 April 2008

Police have arrested a man suspected of killing a woman at her house in Noumea at the beginning of this week.

They say he was at his aunt's house where they recovered a knife and clothing stained with blood.

The woman, who was a mother of three and a French/Australian citizen, had been found with several stab wounds.