16 Feb 2017

Death of fisherman in American Samoa still unresolved

6:56 pm on 16 February 2017
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In American Samoa no arrests have yet been made after an American fisherman was found dead on board his vessel a week ago.

The Commissioner of Public Safety Le'i Sonny Thompson says Coast Guard officials have arrived in Pago Pago and are investigating the case..

Meanwhile the fishing boat, American Warrior, remains impounded and under police guard.

Our correspondent reports that it's suspected the man was murdered.