The body of a 19-year-old woman was found by the Sigatoka River yesterday.
Police say she was last seen and heard arguing with her partner at their home at the Nabitu Settlement earlier in the morning before she ran off.
They are now searching for the 24-year-old partner.
The victim was found lying motionless by the Sigatoka River and had visible injuries.
Police say nearby residents conducted a search where she was later found lying motionless near the river bank.
Police investigations continue.