Police investigate death of senior citizen

Police are investigating the death of a senior citizen from Mongouge, Choiseul.

The deceased has been identified as 78 year old Gabriel Jonny.

According to information obtained by the Times, Jonny left home at around 8.30 am on Friday to cut wood to make charcoal.

His body was discovered by his brother at around 5:30 pm the same day with blunt trauma to the back of the head and a swelling to the right eye.

It is suspected that Jonny, who was in in an area with a steep slope, may have slipped and fell onto boulders below, hitting his head in the process.


  1. Anonymous
    July 1, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    That person tht kill the man will suffer the same way the mke the old man suffer.kama,a bitch

  2. Anonymous
    July 2, 2017 at 8:49 am

    Why are so quick to judge.. Judge not so that you will not be judge. Were you there ??

  3. Anonymous
    July 2, 2017 at 8:59 am

    Your tongue is quicker to say than your eyes can see .your tongue is much faster than your brains. Your tongue is the weapon the will destroy you.. Please learn to keep your tongue from evel speaking .

  4. Anonymous
    July 2, 2017 at 9:04 am

    Understand what the news says first before you start disengaging your tongue..

  5. A Voter
    July 2, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    Chastanet it’s your fault.

  6. Anonymous
    July 3, 2017 at 8:11 am

    Poor guy rest in Peace.