Australian police are helping investigate the death of a 10-year-old boy whose dismembered body was found in Solomon Islands.
The news agency AAP reports that a forensic expert and a police advisory officer have travelled to Rennell Island to assist Solomons police following the discovery of the body near Nuipani village on Tuesday.
Police say a 23-year-old man has been arrested but a motive for the killing is yet to be established.
The killing occurred while his parents were in Honiara.
The boy's name has not been released.