Police news: 11.1.15

Three die in drowning case

Two people are believed to have drowned in separate incidents yesterday.

The first incident was reported at the Kadavu Police Station whereby a farmer was found floating in a mangrove swamp near Togoni Settlement.

The victim had left home o Friday night to dive in nearby waters at about 2000hrs and when he failed to return, his wife informed a 41 year old diving instructor of a nearby resort following which a search was conducted.

His body was found floating in a mangrove swamp near the Togoni foreshore yesterday morning.

Investigations continue.

In the second incident an 18 year old of Malevu Village left out for a diving expedition on Friday night and failed to return home.

His body was found the next day 100 meters away from the beach by villagers of Malevu and was conveyed to the Sigatoka Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations continue.

Post mortems will be conducted to determine the cause of death

 

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