Nausori

Body of missing toddler found in Rewa river

The body of a one-year eleven-month-old boy was found in the Rewa river earlier today. Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the child had been missing from his home since yesterday afternoon. WEICAVU: “The deceased is from Baulevu, Nausori. They leave near the river bank…his body was discovered by police today.” Inspector Weicavu said that when […]

Peni Shute

July 23, 2016 2:43 pm

The body of a one-year eleven-month-old boy was found in the Rewa river earlier today.

Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the child had been missing from his home since yesterday afternoon.

WEICAVU: “The deceased is from Baulevu, Nausori. They leave near the river bank…his body was discovered by police today.”

Inspector Weicavu said that when the search was conducted, the body was discovered in the river.

The body is now at the Wainibokasi hospital waiting for the post-mortem.

Inspector Weicavu said parents and guardians need to be more vigilant in taking care of their children.

WEICAVU: “Those who live near rivers, drains and creeek and pond are to be very careful and vigilant all the time. Such incident can be avoided if we as parents and guardians are more careful about our surroundings and the environment we live in so that we will keep a watchful eye over our young ones all the time.”

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