Police in Makira-Ulawa Province are investigating the death of a young man from Ulawa island.
The incident was reported as suicide but the provincial police commander Richard Hane said it needs to be investigated.
“We have our officers on the field, who confirmed the incident had happen but the nature of death looked suspicious and they are investigating it,” Hane said.
“We are waiting for furthers reports from our officers on the field.”
The incident happened during the election week, but it is not election related.