One-year-old drowns near home

April 14, 2024 12:52 pm

A one-year-old boy is to have drowned in a creek near his home in Navaivai Settlement in Serua.

A report was received at the Navua Police Station yesterday afternoon, following the discovery of the child’s body floating in a creek a few meters from his home.

An investigation is underway to establish the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.

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A post mortem will be conducted to confirm the victim’s cause of death.

The drowning toll currently stands at 16 compared to 22 for the same period last year.