Body of missing man found

Update: 11:32AM THE body of the 41-year-old farmer who went missing in the Labasa River last weekend has been found.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the man’s body was found last night.

“The victim’s body was found floating in the Qawa River near Cawaira Village by villagers at around 10pm last night,” Ms Naisoro said.

He had disappeared last Sunday after a boating accident.

“A post-mortem (examination) will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death as investigations continue,” she said.