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14-year-old drowns at Suva Olympic Pool

September 13, 2020 12:50 pm
The body of a 14-year-old student was retrieved from the Suva Olympic Pool yesterday after he was found motionless underwater.

The body of a 14-year-old student was retrieved from the Suva Olympic Pool yesterday after he was found motionless underwater.

Police Spokesperson, Ana Naisoro says the victim had accompanied friends and was last seen sitting on the edge of the swimming pool before he disappeared.

Attempts to revive him proved futile.

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He was rushed to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police investigation continues.

The drowning death toll currently stands at 25 compared to 24 for the same period last year.

In response to questions sent by FBC News,  Suva City Council Chair of Special Administrators, Isikeli Tikoduadua says they are not in a position to comment until the police investigation is complete.

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