Fiji Time: 10:30 PM on Saturday 24 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

No foul play

Shalveen Chand
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

POLICE have ruled out foul play in the deaths of two women whose lifeless bodies were found in the Wainivula river over the weekend.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the two women, one in her 60s and the other 54 years old died as a result of drowning.

She said autopsies were done yesterday and it showed both women died as a result of asphyxiation because of drowning.

Ms Naisoro said there was no link between the two women and their deaths.

She said the two women were reported missing by their individual families.

She added the woman in her 60s was reported missing on Thursday, a day before her body was found in the Wainivula river.

Ms Naisoro said such was the case for the second woman whose body was discovered on Sunday.

She said both women suffered from mental illness.

According to Ms Naisoro there was nothing suspicious in the way the women went missing and how they were found.

She said the autopsy revealed nothing of such nature.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64830.6293
JPY 55.152652.1526
GBP 0.38480.3768
EUR 0.43900.4270
NZD 0.68110.6481
AUD 0.65260.6276
USD 0.49180.4748

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, June, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'No one is going to move us'
  2. Saune leads mergers and acquisitions at ATH
  3. Police, council warn against sleeping in the park
  4. Seasonal workers on the run
  5. Resignations raises concern for Opposition
  6. School chaos
  7. CEO: Stop feeding homeless
  8. Ready to rumble
  9. Fiji downs Scotland
  10. NZ backs process

Top Stories this Week

  1. Radio host cleared of rape Tuesday (20 Jun)
  2. Band releases tribute to Radradra Sunday (18 Jun)
  3. Pastor denies claims Thursday (22 Jun)
  4. Youths earn $76,000 from grog harvest Sunday (18 Jun)
  5. Electricity bills worry customers Monday (19 Jun)
  6. 4 dead Thursday (22 Jun)
  7. No terror link Tuesday (20 Jun)
  8. Media boss in road accident inquiry Thursday (22 Jun)
  9. Under scrutiny Wednesday (21 Jun)
  10. Villagers raise funds for store Monday (19 Jun)