Her father is recovering at Rakiraki Hospital with serious injuries.
The incident happened at Naria in Rakiraki at about 3:30pm.
Police said the victim was a Year 10 student at a school outside Rakiraki Town.
After she was attacked by the suspect, her father ran to her rescue and he was also knifed.
Chief of Intelligence and Investigations, Assistant Commissioner of Police Henry Brown confirmed the incident.
ACP Brown said police are carrying out investigations into the girl's death.
The suspect, who is believed to be a canecutter, is on the run. Source: Fiji Times, 9 September 2015
About 80 people have signed a petition about lawlessness in the Makoi area and are awaiting a response from Police Commissioner.
The residents are concerned that people are robbed and hassled during the day.
Shop owners complain troublemakers drink and get drunk in public places and gather around shops to scare away customers.
Some youths forcefully barge into their shops to rob people and shoplift items.
The shop owners who asked to remain anonymous say their previous complaints have not been taken into consideration and they are waiting for a response to their petition.
Meanwhile, ACP Rusiate Tudravu says the concerns raised will be taken seriously.
He says they will get to the truth of the allegations and if Police officers are not providing the necessary service needed then they will be held accountable.
He added that the Fiji Police is committed to the provision of safety and security to all citizens: Source - FBC News