Ten year old boy of Guadalcanal caught in fire on a coconut tree
The Police media office says the deceased and four other boys were out bush walking when the deceased climbed to get coconuts for them.
Police were told that the others allegedly lit a fire near the palm tree which later set dead leaves hanging from the palm tree on fire.
The deceased was reportedly caught in the fire.
It was reported that the deceased was later taken to the National Referral Hospital.
He was pronounced dead by a Doctor in the early hours of last Saturday morning.
Medical authorities confirmed that the deceased died from severe burns to nearly 95 percent of his body.