Post mortem to ascertain cause of death

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A POST mortem examination will be conducted to ascertain cause of death of an eight-year-old boy was found motionless by his brothers in Solovi, Nadi on Friday night.

Police confirmed the case has been investigated as an alleged suicide.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the matter was reported to Police by health officials from the Nadi Hospital after the victim was brought to the hospital on Friday night.

“The victim was playing with his brothers and other children and was asked to come inside to have his bath and get ready for dinner,” Ms Naisoro said.

“After some time the relative looking after the children could not find the victim and went to look for him. “Moments later, the relative heard his brothers calling for help and rushed to where they were, and found the victim motionless after allegedly taking his own life.

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