Police investigate high seas shooting
Horrific video only clue to high seas murders.
Fiji police investigate high seas shooting video
MICHAEL FIELD AND FAIRFAX
A cellphone left behind in a Suva taxi by an Asian fishing boat crewman is at the heart of a horrific video showing the killing of four castaways on the high-seas.
Whether the dead men are Fijian, stateless Rohingyas from Burma or Somalians, is still unresolved.
Nor is it known who killed them or why.
Official data has identified a tuna boat seen nearby as the men were killed in the water.
But the Taiwan flagged Chun I No 217 has not switched on its vessel monitoring system (VMS) device for three months and its whereabouts is unknown, monitoring sources told Fairfax Media.
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