21 Aug 2007

Member of Tonga's nobility passes away

10:27 am on 21 August 2007

A member of Tonga's nobility, Mosese Taulupe Aleamotu'a, has died suddenly, aged 41.

Taulupe was the fifth of the six children of the late Noble Fielakepa and Tuna Fielakepa.

His sister, the late Princess Kaimana Tuku'aho, died in a road accident in the USA last year.

Taulupe is survived by his mother Tuna, his wife Mele and their nine children.

The Matangi Tonga online reports Taulupe passed away over the weekend, and his funeral details are yet to be announced.