A 74-year-old man from Longolongo was rushed to Vaiola hospital with critical injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later.
A Vaiola Hospital spokesperson has confirmed this to Kaniva News this afternoon. He said he would get back to us with more information.
It is believed the deceased inflicted the injuries on himself.
Paramedics were called to the Longolongo home after receiving reports of a man suffering severe injuries.
The identity of the man has not yet been released.
Police could not be reached for comment.