Miner murdered at Imbaimadai

Police say that at about 0730h today, the body of miner Robert Hunter, 48 years, of Paratown Settlement, Imbaimadai, was found along a trail at Imbaimadai with suspected stab wounds to the neck and chest.

Investigations so far have revealed that Hunter had earlier been involved in an argument over alcohol with a man at a nightspot while they were imbibing.

A man has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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