Canadian wife buried at ‘Ahomatafolau

The body of the 56-year-old Canadian woman who was found dead in a yacht in Vavaʻu, Tonga in June was buried at ‘Ahomatafolau Cemetery in Neiafu.

Kaniva News reports Tongan authority allowed the funeral services to proceed after a post mortem examination was completed in Nuku’alofa.

Two sisters of the deceased and their husbands arrived in Tonga from Canada and attended the services, Vava’u Police Superintendent Netane Falakiseni said.

The deceased’s husband from Florida, United States has been charged with the manslaughter of his wife and remains in Police custody.