A woman has died after drowning at Veitongo beach yesterday, Saturday 17.
Tonga Police Chief Superintendent Tēvita Vailea said they received reports of a person in trouble in the water.
He said Police alleged the deceased was intoxicated.
Vailea told Kaniva News to expect further details of the incident later today.
Veitongo beach has a reputation for dangerous conditions.
As Kaniva News reported in 2015, ʻEmeline Ngalu Pousini, from Maʻufanga and Vili Foekina-ʻI he-Langi Jagroop of Fasimoeafi died while they had a picnic with friends at the beach.