Update: 1:06PM THE body of a 54-year-old farmer of Nakawaga Village in Cakaudrove was discovered floating in a river.
Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said: "The deceased left his home at 8am (Saturday) to bathe in a river next to the village and was last seen at 9am by his niece.
"However, it was later discovered that the deceased was missing during lunch and dinner. His body was found on Saturday night.
"A search party was organised by villagers and the deceaseds body was found in the same river later that night around 8.30pm," she said.
His body is at the Savusavu Hospital mortuary awaiting post mortem examination and police investigations are continuing.