Police probe body find

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POLICE have dispatched a team to Taveuni to investigate the death of a man who was found lying on the roadside at Wiwi, near Naselesele Village on Sunday morning.

Divisional police commander north Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Eparama Waqa confirmed the incident yesterday as investigations continued.

“We are currently investigating the case and a team is on the island and post-mortem examination was also carried out on Monday,” he said.

“The team has also spoken to a few people about the incident and those who may have information to the case.

“At this stage, it is not clear what happened which resulted in the discovery of the body on the roadside.”

However, SSP Waqa said their investigation would help them identify possible leads. It is understood that the deceased, in his early 30s, was found on the roadside.

SSP Waqa has pleaded with members of the public who may have any information relating to the incident to contact their nearest police station.

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