The site where the body of the late Elina Vira was discovered

Police have arrested a man over the alleged murder of his partner, whose body was discovered at Joint Court area in Port Vila in February this year.

His deceased partner was identified by relatives as Elina Vira.

The suspect was arrested in Valua village on Motalava Island. The Police Media Desk reported that police on Motalava were able to obtain witness statements confirming domestic violence cases that the suspect was involved in.

The suspect is facing a charge of Intentional homicide.

He is currently remanded in the Correctional facility, awaiting his Preliminary Inquiry.