The 18 year old suspect has been charged with one count of murder and three counts of theft.
He will be produced at the Lautoka Magistrates Court today.
The 18year old man from Lomawai was in police custody with regards to the alleged death of a 57year old man who was found dead in his home in Malamala Street, Lautoka.
The suspect was arrested by the CID Operations Team in Tavua.
It’s believed the suspect was employed by the victim and was allegedly seen driving the victim’s vehicle yesterday morning.
Police were alerted by the victim’s son when he returned from prayers and discovered his father lying motionless in their home.