A man riding his horse in the area Monday morning found the bodies after he saw a toddler crawling on the side of the road close to where the bodies were.
A relative has identified the deceased who include 3 adults and 2 children.
The victims from Nadi are a carpenter and his wife, their 34-year-old daughter and her two daughters.
The toddler is reported to be the child of the 34-year old woman’s sister who lives in Australia.
The child is being kept under observation in hospital.
The family’s car was recovered from a supermarket carpark Monday night.
The gruesome discovery of the five bodies has shocked the Fijian community with many people taking to social media to express their sadness and question what is happening in Fiji.
Photo Fiji Police Force. Caption: Police officers remove the bodies from the side of a cliff in the Nausori Highlands