Girl Found Dead in Rioni River after 3-Day Search

Rescuers have recovered the body of Natia Shavadze, a 19-year-old girl who went missing earlier this week. Her body was discovered in the Rioni River in the western city of Poti.

About 46 rescuers and 4 divers were involved in the search operations, which lasted three days.

Witnesses of the incident claimed to have seen a young girl jump frim a bridge into the river to commit suicide late at night on August 3.

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

By Ana Dumbadze

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06 August 2020 18:22