Young Girl Found Dead in Rioni River After 3-Days Search

Rescuers have recovered the body of 19-year-old Natia Shavadze from the Rioni River in the western city of Poti after a 3-day search.

About 46 rescuers and 4 divers were involved in the search operations. 

Witnesses of the incident claim that the young girl jumped from the bridge into the river with the aim of committing suicide late at night  on August 3. 

An investigation is underway under Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which stipulates events leading to suicide.

By Ana Dumbadze

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