An Australian tourist has died while snorkeling at Outrigger on the Lagoon Resort. The tourist, from Melbourne and who had been snorkeling, was reporting missing in the late afternoon of Saturday 24 May.
Fiji Police, resort staff and local fishermen were unable to locate the missing tourist yesterday evening despite a swift and extensive ground and water search. When the search resumed at first light on Sunday morning, the body of the missing tourist was discovered on the reef near Malevu Village.
The family of the deceased is being contacted while the Fiji Police complete their investigation.