27 May 2015

Man accused of murdering Fiji journalist denied bail

8:39 am on 27 May 2015

A court in Fiji has refused to grant bail to the man charged with murdering his partner and former journalist, Losana McGowan.

28-year-old Usaia Kilaiverata appeared before the High Court in Suva on Tuesday, where his request for bail was heard.

Fiji Live reports Kilaiverata's application stated that he was self-employed and was supporting his children in New Zealand, as well as looking after his grandmother.

The application was denied, with the judge saying he was a flight risk.

He was remanded in custody to appear again on the 5th of June.

The late Losana McGowan, Fiji Journalist.

Losana McGowan Photo: Facebook

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