Police are appealing for information that could help with an investigation into the discovery of a 19 year olds body along the Queens Highway last night.
The discovery was made at around 11.40pm at Valase, Sigatoka whereby the victim was found lying in a pool of blood approximately 1km from Tagaqe village.
The 19 year old victim was last known to be drinking with two others before leaving for the village alone. He was later found by a passerby lying in a pool of blood.
From the scene of accident and the injuries sustained it is believed the deceased was a victim of an alleged hit and run incident.
Anyone with information is requested to contact their nearest community post or station.