Farmer’s Body Found in River

A body of a 66 year old farmer was found floating in a river near Raiwaqa village along Kavanagasau Road, Sigatoka yesterday afternoon.

The discovery was made by a 54 year old farmer of the same village.

The victim was last seen leaving home to dive for eels in the same river.

Attempts to revive him proved negative.

His body was conveyed to the Sigatoka Hospital where he was probounced dead on arrival.

A post mortem will be conducted to ascertain cause of death.