9 May 2008

Samoan man accused of kicking wife to death

3:33 pm on 9 May 2008

A father of nine in Samoa is in police custody for allegedly kicking his wife to death.

The Samoa Observer newspaper reports that the accused, Kapekegi Piuila, from Savai'i was trying to wake up his wife to fetch the milk for their grandchildren.

But she said something to him so he kicked her on the jaw.

Her children reportedly found her dead.