An investigation is underway following the death of 1 year old girl in her home in in Veitari, Lautoka.
The alleged incident occurred last Thursday.
Police say the victim was left in the care of a relative and on that day the child is alleged to have disappeared from her sight where she had been attending a church service a few meters away from their home.
When the relative searched for her, she allegedly found the child motionless with her head in a bucket which was filled with water a quarter way up.
The child was rushed to the Lautoka Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.