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15-yr-old girl’s death caused by drowning

The post-mortem examination of the 15-year-old student whose body was recovered from the Rewa River yesterday afternoon has been conducted. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the results indicate the cause of death to drowning. NAISORO: “Investigators still continue to determine the reasons as to why the victim committed the act.” Once the investigation is completed […]

Nacanieli Tuilevuka

May 9, 2016 3:20 pm

The post-mortem examination of the 15-year-old student whose body was recovered from the Rewa River yesterday afternoon has been conducted.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the results indicate the cause of death to drowning.

NAISORO: “Investigators still continue to determine the reasons as to why the victim committed the act.”

Once the investigation is completed the file will be sent to the Resident Magistrate for inquest.

The post-mortem examination of the 15-year-old student who was found in the Rewa River by divers from the Police Special Response Unit yesterday is expected to be conducted today.

Investigations continue to establish the circumstances surrounding her death.

The body of a 15-year-old girl has been recovered from the Rewa River by divers from the Police Special Response Unit.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed the body was of Navneeta Prasad who had been missing from her home from Saturday night.

Naisoro said a team of officers from the Police Special Response Unit had joined in the search of  Navneeta who reportedly jumped from the old Nausori Bridge last night.

NAISORO: “The victim was last seen by her family on Saturday, and she allegedly last made contact with her brother last night to say she was going to jump off the bridge.”

Naisoro said an initial search was conducted last night and has resumed this morning.

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