30th May 2017
A 46 year old farmer is the country’s latest drowning victim.
The victim from Burekasivi Settlement was last seen leaving home with his 5 year old son on Friday morning.
Later that afternoon the victim’s wife was informed that her husband had allegedly drowned in a nearby river whereby a search was conducted.
The victim’s body was found by youths whereby he was conveyed to the Korovou Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A post mortem has been conducted whereby the cause of death has been confirmed as drowning.
The drowning toll currently stands at 11 compared to 15.