6 Oct 2014

Tonga Princess dies aged 65

8:29 pm on 6 October 2014

Tongan Princess 'Elisiva Fusipala Tauki'onetuku Tuku'aho has died in the United States, aged 65.

Radio Tonga reports the princess died on Friday after suffering a long illness.

Her body will be flown to Tonga on Saturday.

Details of her funeral are yet to be confirmed.