Kelly Mephua died after jumping off a bridge into the Turn River while celebrating victory against Narbonne with other teammates from Friday to Saturday night.

Kelly Mephua
Player Kelly Mephua during the match.AFP

Kelly Mefua, player on the city rugby team MontaubanIn the French second division, he jumped from a bridge and died Friday through Saturday night Turn River When he celebrated the victory with other comrades a few hours ago Narbonne.

In a message posted on his Facebook page, d Montaban Sports Union (USM) reported the death MephuaWhich was 31 years oldAnd said what happened as a “drama” that surprised everyone.

Fire service personnel came to the rescue early in the morning Two people who jumped into the riverApparently after leaving a nightclub.

The newspaper quoted an eyewitness DPC He said that after the first one jumped into the water, the second one also tried to help him.

The witness explained that he was holding a third member of the group, who I was drunkAnd he was going to jump, too.

Firefighters rescue rugby player, Christopher Vaotoya25, was found on a shore in a state of hypothermia, who was transferred to the hospital Montauban.

Corpses Mephua It can be recovered after only two hours. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death and whether there were signs of alcohol or other drugs on his body.

Originally from Samoa, he came to France in 2015 to continue his sporting life.

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