A WOMAN arrested following a recent killing of an elderly woman in north Malaita is yet to under medical examination.
The suspect, who was in police custody, was suspected to be mentally ill.
Malaita Provincial police commander Alfred Uiga said the woman was yet to undergo medical examination.
He said it was important that she undergo a medical examination to prove her state of mind before police can proceed with the case.
“We will need a medical report to help us decide on the status of this case,” Mr Uiga said.
The suspect currently had been locked up at the Auki Correctional Centre in Malaita.
She allegedly killed an elderly woman at Gwaiau village in the highlands of north Malaita.
By BIRIAU WILSON SAENI