One more dead body discovered in the rubble

A Police Search & Rescue team looking for bodies in the rubble brought by the floods

APIA: MONDAY 17 DECEMBER 2012: The body of a dead man was discovered by a Police and Rescue team about 5pm this afternoon in the debris behind the CCCS Church at Vaiala.

Police could not identify the deceased but suspect he could have been washed from the inland villages of Maagiagi and Lelata during the flooding.

The body has been taken to the National Hospital at Moto’otua.

Police say the man has a tattoo on his arm and they will be putting out notices for families and relatives to come and identify the victim.

It places the death toll at 5 while search continue for the others missing since last weeks Cyclone Evan.

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