January 10, 2017 9:35 am

16-year-old student drowns in Namosi

The body of a teenager believed to have drowned while swimming in the Nakavu River in Namosi on Sunday afternoon has been discovered.

Police confirmed he was swimming with friends and a search was conducted until yesterday.

His body was discovered this morning by a group travelling by boat from Namuamua near Raiwaqa, and a nearby community was alerted.

A post-mortem is expected to be conducted to ascertain the cause of death.