21 Jan 2013

Murder charge over NZ man's death in Samoa

11:30 am on 21 January 2013

Police in Samoa have charged a 21-year-old prison inmateover the death of New Zealand man.

The prisoner is accused of killing Hans Dalton, 38, from Auckland who was found dead in a prison cell in Apia on 26 December.

Police had originally said Mr Dalton had killed himself.

The accused man is due to appear in court on 28 January.