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4-yr-old boy drowns in a river in Tukavesi

The Divisional Crime Officer in the Northern Division has directed investigators to look at the issue of negligence following the death of 4-year-old boy at an estate in Tukavesi, Vanua Levu. In a statement, Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident occurred on Monday morning, whereby the deceased was found floating in a river about […]

Peni Shute

July 28, 2016 11:32 am

The Divisional Crime Officer in the Northern Division has directed investigators to look at the issue of negligence following the death of 4-year-old boy at an estate in Tukavesi, Vanua Levu.

The intersection in Tukavesi. (Jeremy Schierer)
The intersection in Tukavesi. (Jeremy Schierer)

In a statement, Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident occurred on Monday morning, whereby the deceased was found floating in a river about 100 meters away from his home.

NAISORO: “The victim was last seen playing with another child close to where his grandfather was carrying out some construction work on their home.”

Naisoro said the boy was later discovered floating in a river nearby.

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